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Priscilla Hamilton
Senior Analyst, Research


Priscilla Hamilton is a senior research analyst at the Milken Institute, focusing on economic development and policy issues in California and the United States. Hamilton’s recent projects include A Hollywood Exit (2014) and Where Banks are Few, Payday Lenders Thrive (2013), and she has written for online and print media outlets including the Sacramento Bee and Yahoo Finance. She has had several public speaking engagements on workforce development issues and has presented research at the annual ESRI GIS User Conference. 

In the past, she worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and the Carter Center, where she conducted spatial analysis on a project assessing the broadcast range of the media in relation to electoral and demographic data in 12 Latin American countries. She received her bachelor’s degree in international affairs and modern language from Georgia Tech and a master’s in public policy from the University of Southern California.

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Related Publications
Kern County Economic Road Map by Milken Institute cover
Date: March 2015
By Priscilla Hamilton, Kristen Keough, Minoli Ratnatunga, and Perry Wong
Date: April 2014
Kevin Klowden and Priscilla Hamilton
Date: March 2014
Kevin Klowden, Jason Barrett, Armen Bedroussian, Priscilla Hamilton, Kristen Keough, Stephen Lin, Jaque King, Sindhu Kubendran, Donald Markwardt, Minoli Ratnatunga, Nan Zhang
Date: February 2014
Kevin Klowden, Priscilla Hamilton and Kristen Keough
Date: October 2013
James R. Barth, Priscilla Hamilton, and Donald Markwardt
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