Alex Horowitz

Alex  Horowitz

Alex Horowitz is the research officer for the Safe Small-Dollar Loans Research Project, an initiative that studies the needs, experiences, and motivations of borrowers of payday loan, auto-title loan, and other small-credit products.

Horowitz manages a series of surveys, experiments, and analyses that are designed to identify and illuminate the benefits and dangers of small-credit products and to examine the impacts of market practices and potential regulations.

Prior to joining Pew, Horowitz worked at a polling firm, Hart Research, conducting strategic opinion research for clients in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. His previous work was in media relations, baseball information, and communications for the Florida Marlins and Cincinnati Reds. 

Horowitz holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Harvard University.