Jessica Jackson is a senior associate in regional economics at the Milken Institute. She conducts research related to human capital and regional development. Jackson’s current work includes examining the skills gaps in the creative sector of the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
Prior to joining the Institute, Jackson was a teaching fellow at the University of North Texas teaching courses in Macroeconomics. She holds a master’s degree in economics focusing on applied econometrics from the University of North Texas, where she also earned BA degrees in economics and history.