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Dr. Aaron Albert

Associate Professor of Economics

Department of of Economics & Geosciences

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Contact Information

(719) 333-1749



Aaron was born and raised in Connecticut. He attended college at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia where he majored in Economics and Political Science. After undergraduate studies, he served for a year as a Research Analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Aaron then began his doctoral studies in Economics at Georgetown University.

After graduate studies, Aaron moved to Colorado Springs to join the Department of Economics and Geosciences at the U.S. Air Force Academy. His research interests include Applied Microeconomics and Labor Economics. He also enjoys fitness, hiking, and playing board games.


PhD, Georgetown University (2016)

Master of Arts, Georgetown University (2012)

Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Lee University (2009)

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor, U.S. Air Force Academy (2016-present)

Instructor, Georgetown University (2013-2015)

Research Analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (2009-2010)

Honors & Awards

Dean's Teaching Certificate, 2018

Research and Scholarly Interests

Labor Economics

Applied Microeconomics


Albert, Aaron. (2018). Parental duties, labor market behavior, and single fatherhood in America. Review of Economics of the Household16(4), 1063-1083.

Albert, Aaron. (2021). The effect of randomly assigned advisor’s department on student outcomes.  Economics of Education Review, 84