Jessica was a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Independent Studies.
She is now working for The Economist in Hong Kong - her research focused on population, family policy, welfare reform, disability pensions, parental leave and foreign policy. She has published widely in these areas.
Jessica has been published in major newspapers such as the Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian and the Herald Sun, and has appeared on television programs such as Q&A, The Drum, and Today Tonight as well as on radio programs around Australia.
She holds a Master of International Studies from the University of Sydney and Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) from the University of Melbourne, where she majored in Political Science.
Jessica Brown and Oliver Hartwich are authors of Populate and Perish: Modelling Australia’s Demographic Future, and Why A Growing Australia is Nothing to Fear, both published by the CIS.