Adam Aley is a recent graduate of the University of Washington, receiving a double degree in International Studies (B.A.) and Economics (B.S.). His research and writings include a considerable range of topics, from the economic collapse of Argentina’s economy between 1991 to 2001, to a report conducted during his fellowship at the Seattle Human Rights Commission on the city’s inept response to homelessness. Currently, he holds a position as a Data Analyst at USAFacts in Bellevue, utilizing publicly available data and statistics from the U.S. government to write reports on the efficaciousness of our contemporary public policy objectives. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Adam enjoys hiking and road trips across our nation’s beautiful state and national parks. He collects records from the various surviving music shops around the Greater Seattle area and enjoys history books, podcasts, and movies in his free time.