Alec Stapp is the co-founder and co-CEO of the Institute for Progress.

Previously, Alec was the director of technology policy at the Progressive Policy Institute, a research fellow at the International Center for Law and Economics, a technology policy fellow at the Niskanen Center, and a graduate research fellow at the Mercatus Center.

Alec's work has been published in the MIT Technology Review, Politico, National Review, and Salon. He has also been cited in numerous publications including the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, and the New York Times. He received his master’s in economics from George Mason University and a B.S.B.A. in economics from the University of Arizona.

Biosecurity
Research Into Far-UVC Systems Can Help Us Prevent the Next Pandemic
A response to the EPA's request for information on better indoor air quality management
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December 16th 2022
Emerging Technology
Climate Relief Can’t Wait for Utopia
Wishful thinking hampers the clean-energy revolution
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October 7th 2022
Emerging Technology
How to Stop Environmental Review from Harming the Environment
Permitting reform is an opportunity to accelerate decarbonization
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September 13th 2022