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Alexander Carther

Alexander Carther

Research Analyst


Alexander Carther is a research analyst in the Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population at the Urban Institute. He is involved in research focusing on welfare and policies of the social safety net. Before joining Urban, Carther supported research in the Development and Early Education Lab at Northwestern University, where he earned his undergraduate degree with a major in economics. His research interests include income inequality, unemployment, and the impact of race and gender on financial health and stability.