Ph.D. Candidate in Economics
Alex Bell is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at Harvard University, where he is studying inequality and innovation. His research focuses on the importance of social factors in intergenerational mobility. He has been a fellow in the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy, the Weatherhead Initiative on Gender Inequality, and the NBER Health and Aging Research Program. Prior to graduate school, Bell was a predoctoral fellow for the Equality of Opportunity Project. He received his Bachelor of Science degree with honors in computer science and economics from Brown University.