The Jain Family Institute is an 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 share agreement capital structuring, program design, and underwriting.
June 23, 2020
Press Release: Announcing a Partnership between Robert Smith’s Student Freedom Initiative and the Jain Family Institute
JFI will offer design and analytics for Robert Smith’s major new nonprofit fund for historically Black colleges and universities
June 12, 2020
We were joined by Andre Luduvice of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, and doctoral candidate in economics at UPenn, for a preliminary discussion on the macroeconomic effects of UBI.
June 4, 2020
Press Release: City of Newark, JFI, and ESP release guaranteed income task force report
Pilot program to focus on residents facing housing insecurity.
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The Jain Family Institute typically hires research fellows for the fall and spring semesters, but we accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year.
JFI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and depends on the support of donations from individuals and grants from institutions.
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