Jorge González-Hermoso is a research associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where he focuses on small businesses and community development finance. His research also explores issues related to transportation, public spaces, and the racial wealth gap.
González-Hermoso’s work has been featured in the New York Times, CityLab, Planetizen, Curbed, and other outlets. He has also been quoted in Politico, NPR, Next City, and Governing and has made appearances on Telemundo and Univision.
Before joining Urban, González-Hermoso worked for Mexico’s Office for Asset Management and Disposal, coordinating initiatives to repurpose unused government-owned land and rail infrastructure.
González-Hermoso earned his BA in international relations from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and earned his MPP from the University of Chicago, where he was a Fulbright grantee and a Dean’s scholar.
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