Metropolitan Policy Program

Alec Friedhoff
Senior Research Analyst and Associate Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program

Alec Friedhoff is a senior research analyst and associate fellow for the Metropolitan Policy Program, where he oversees the program’s database of geographically oriented economic and demographic indicators. He is responsible for facilitating an efficient research process by providing program staff with quick access to key data and analytical tools and for managing and contributing to the production of interactive data products. Friedhoff holds a B.A. in economics from Carleton College.


  • U.S. Passenger Rail Ridership
  • Responding to Manufacturing Job Loss: What Can Economic Development Policy Do?
  • The Consequences of Metropolitan Manufacturing Decline: Testing Conventional Wisdom
  • Global MetroMonitor: The Path to Economic Recovery
  • MetroMonitor