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The Jain Family Institute is a nonpartisan applied research organization in the social sciences.

Our Work

Guaranteed Income

Guaranteed Income

We build pilots, design policy, and conduct research on guaranteed income alongside international partners in government, philanthropy, and academia.

Digital Ethics and Governance

Digital Ethics and Governance

We conduct research, support education, and develop governance systems relating to the use of artificial intelligence at all scales.

Higher Education Finance

Higher Education Finance

We focus on designing financing for the labor and education markets, with expertise in income contingent financing capital structuring, program design, and underwriting.

Social Wealth

Social Wealth

We build tools, conduct research, and develop partnerships to help transform public assets into long-term financial portfolios in service of the public interest.

Macroeconomic Research

Macroeconomic Research

This research program provides cutting-edge macroeconomic research, modeling, and quantitative analysis.

New Initiatives

New Initiatives

JFI continually assesses potential projects. Here are a few of our new directions.


Recent Updates

October 21, 2022

New Student Debt Report Compares Debtor Makeup to Narratives on Debt Cancellation

The tenth installment in the ongoing Millennial Student Debt project, Laura Beamer's newest report combines three datasets to analyze debt burdens and repayment across class, income, race, gender and degree type.

October 17, 2022

Understanding What’s Next in Cash Assistance: State-Level Expansions Through the Tax System

The “Cash Consortium” and the Urban Institute’s State and Local Finance Initiative invite you to join a virtual discussion on recent changes in state cash assistance to families.

September 10, 2022

JFI's guaranteed income analysis in the New York Times

The article, "Guaranteed Income Programs Spread, City by City," features JFI's political economy research

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Phenomenal World

Phenomenal World is a publication managed by staff of the Jain Family Institute, focused on theory and commentary across the social sciences. The content published here does not necessarily reflect the views of the Jain Family Institute.

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Support Us

JFI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and depends on the support of donations from individuals and grants from institutions.


Contact Us

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