Jessica Jackson is the Associate Director of Research at AdvanceCT, coordinating requests for data analyses and updates. Jessica has been in regional economics research for 6 years specializing in workforce, demographic, and economic trend analyses as well as benchmarking and survey trends. She was previously a Senior Research Analyst in Regional Economics Research at the Milken Institute in Santa Monica, CA. She has taught a Principles of Macroeconomics course, has been invited to speak about her research around the country, and has authored approximately one dozen publications.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and History, and a master of science degree in Economics, both from the University of North Texas.