The Jain Family Institute is a nonpartisan applied research organization in the social sciences.
We build pilots, design policy, and conduct research on guaranteed income alongside international partners in government, philanthropy, and academia.
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
We focus on designing financing for the labor and education markets, with expertise in income contingent financing capital structuring, program design, and underwriting.
JFI continually assesses potential projects. Here are a few of our new directions.
May 26, 2021
How to frame guaranteed income policy: a review of literature
A preponderance of research and pilots have demonstrated the positive impacts of guaranteed income, but policy proposals require careful attention to framing to garner widespread political will for cash
May 21, 2021
Toolkit on guaranteed income in the U.S. for pilots, research
JFI released guaranteed income toolkit of collective best practices, pilot efforts & policy as cash initiatives continue to grow and policy proposals proliferate
March 25, 2021
Universal Basic Income in NYC: Working Paper on Macroeconomic Effects
Khalil Esmkhani, Jack Favilukis, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh revise and expand their macroeconomic model of guaranteed income in NYC to examine new forms of financing
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JFI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and depends on the support of donations from individuals and grants from institutions.
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