Director of the Urbanity Project at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Emily Hamilton is a senior research fellow and director of the Urbanity Project at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center. Her research focuses on urban economics and land-use policy. Hamilton publishes both academic research and policy work. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times, and she writes an occasional column at Governing. Hamilton has testified before state legislatures as well as the U.S. House of Representatives. She is an advisory board member of Up for Growth and Cityscape, a journal published by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.