Emily Hamilton is the policy research manager for the State and Local Policy Project at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Her writing has appeared in USA Today, the Christian Science Monitor, Economic Affairs, and the Philadelphia Inquirer. She contributes to the blog Market Urbanism.
Emily is an alumna of the Mercatus Center’s MA Fellowship at George Mason University. After completing her MA, she worked in commercial real estate market research before returning to the Mercatus Center as an associate director of state outreach. She is currently a PhD student in economics at George Mason University.