Alec Levenson
Economist and Senior Research Scientist
University Of Southern California
Alec Levenson is an Economist and Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California.

His action research and consulting work with companies optimise job and organisation performance and HR systems through the application of organisation design, job design, human capital analytics and strategic talent management.

Alec’s work with companies combines the best elements of scientific research and practical, actionable knowledge that companies can use to improve performance.
He draws from the disciplines of economics, strategy, organisation behaviour, and industrial-organisational psychology to tackle complex talent and organisational challenges that defy easy solutions.

He has trained Human Resources professionals from a broad range of Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies in the application of human capital analytics. Alec’s research has been featured in numerous academic and business publications, and in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, CNN, and more. He has published three books: Strategic Analytics; Employee Surveys That Work; and What Millennials Want From Work (joint with Jennifer Deal)