Charles Jacobs

Adjunct Policy Analyst

Charles Jacobs

Charles is an Adjunct Policy Analyst.  He was formerly a Policy Analyst in the Indigenous Affairs team at the Centre for Independent Studies.

Charles has completed a Bachelor of International and Global Studies and a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Sydney.  His honours thesis was on instances of political rhetoric surrounding the Scottish Independence Referendum of 2014.


Featured Publication

  • Mapping migrants: Australians’ wide-ranging experiences of immigration 05 December 2018 | PP13
    Australians’ experiences of immigration are highly varied. Using 2016 ABS Census data, this POLICY Paper finds that – statistically – the wealth of the suburb we live in can have a major impact on the type of interaction we may…...
    Australians’ experiences of immigration are highly varied. Using 2016 ABS Census data, this POLICY Paper finds that – statistically – the wealth of the suburb we live in can have a major impact on the type of interaction we may…
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Media & Commentary

  • Different experiences of migrants 07 December 2018 | Ideas@TheCentre
    The wealth and location of the suburb in which people live can have a major impact on their experience with migrants. But assumptions about how these experiences influence views on immigration may explain why many politicians and commentators believe concerns…
    The wealth and location of the suburb in which people live can have a major impact on their experience with migrants. But assumptions about how these experiences influence views on immigration may explain why many politicians and commentators believe concerns…
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  • Petrol prices pump up interventionist calls 02 November 2018 | Ideas@TheCentre
    One by one, Australia’s markets are falling victim to the hand of an interventionist government. The energy sector — for years the focus of political meddling — has in recent months become the target of proposed price reduction controls. Meanwhile,…
    One by one, Australia’s markets are falling victim to the hand of an interventionist government. The energy sector — for years the focus of political meddling — has in recent months become the target of proposed price reduction controls. Meanwhile,…
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  • Logic creams milk levy criticism 19 October 2018 | Ideas@TheCentre
    This week has seen loud criticism of  the milk price levy applied by supermarket chains Coles and Woolworths to assist drought affected dairy farmers. Agriculture Minister David Littleproud labelled it a ‘farce,’ and called for a permanent end to $1…
    This week has seen loud criticism of  the milk price levy applied by supermarket chains Coles and Woolworths to assist drought affected dairy farmers. Agriculture Minister David Littleproud labelled it a ‘farce,’ and called for a permanent end to $1…
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  • Policy victims emerge from Coalition chaos 28 September 2018 | Ideas@TheCentre
    Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s decision to deal with internal Liberal party bickering ahead of major Indigenous issues is a sign that the recent leadership spill and ongoing bullying allegations are set to claim an increasing number of policy victims. The…
    Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s decision to deal with internal Liberal party bickering ahead of major Indigenous issues is a sign that the recent leadership spill and ongoing bullying allegations are set to claim an increasing number of policy victims. The…
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  • Airport regulation calls take off 14 September 2018 | Ideas@TheCentre
    Airlines’ ongoing calls for greater government regulation of airport fees ignore many of the benefits these levies can bring to both themselves and their passengers. Airlines for Australia and New Zealand (a body representing some of Australia and New Zealand’s…
    Airlines’ ongoing calls for greater government regulation of airport fees ignore many of the benefits these levies can bring to both themselves and their passengers. Airlines for Australia and New Zealand (a body representing some of Australia and New Zealand’s…
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Publications

  • Millennials and socialism: Australian youth are lurching to the left 20 June 2018 | PP7
    The 20th century’s failed experimentations with socialism serve as a strong lesson that, despite its idealistic promises of equality, the ideology has led to nothing but oppression and poverty. However Australian Millennials have remained relatively unaffected by socialism’s shortcomings. The oldest were aged only nine when the Berlin wall fell,…...
    The 20th century’s failed experimentations with socialism serve as a strong lesson that, despite its idealistic promises of equality, the ideology has led to nothing but oppression and poverty. However Australian Millennials have remained relatively unaffected by socialism’s shortcomings. The oldest were aged only nine when the Berlin wall fell,…
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  • Submission to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet – Consultation Paper: COAG Closing the Gap Refresh 30 April 2018
    While the targets set in 2008 were ambitious, and the task immense, the failure to meet the majority of targets implies the need for a reassessment of the underlying principles and structures of the Closing the Gap strategy. The Centre for Independent Studies welcomes the opportunity to make a submission…...
    While the targets set in 2008 were ambitious, and the task immense, the failure to meet the majority of targets implies the need for a reassessment of the underlying principles and structures of the Closing the Gap strategy. The Centre for Independent Studies welcomes the opportunity to make a submission…
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  • Risky business: the problems of Indigenous business policy 29 November 2017 | RR35
    The Commonwealth’s Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) has put Aboriginal owned small businesses at the heart of a renewed approach to Indigenous economic development. The IPP has irrevocably changed the space, and the Indigenous business sector has grown exponentially since its introduction in 2015. While the policy has achieved its targets,…...
    The Commonwealth’s Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) has put Aboriginal owned small businesses at the heart of a renewed approach to Indigenous economic development. The IPP has irrevocably changed the space, and the Indigenous business sector has grown exponentially since its introduction in 2015. While the policy has achieved its targets,…
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  • Submission to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet – Consultation Paper: Indigenous Business Sector Strategy 26 May 2017 | CIS Submission
    We believe supporting Indigenous businesses contributes to Indigenous empowerment. Unlike program delivery, which tends to be a more passive form of support, supporting Indigenous businesses is an active form of assistance. A multiplier effect occurs when people own a business that goes beyond the financial benefits to the local economy....
    We believe supporting Indigenous businesses contributes to Indigenous empowerment. Unlike program delivery, which tends to be a more passive form of support, supporting Indigenous businesses is an active form of assistance. A multiplier effect occurs when people own a business that goes beyond the financial benefits to the local economy.
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