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.
We build tools, conduct research, and develop partnerships to help transform public assets into long-term financial portfolios in service of the public interest.
This research program provides cutting-edge macroeconomic research, modeling, and quantitative analysis.
JFI continually assesses potential projects. Here are a few of our new directions.
August 15, 2022
New Release: Political economy of guaranteed income
JFI experts on guaranteed income research and policy communications close out the 'getting to guaranteed income' white paper series, including with lessons from Saru Jayaraman of One Fair Wage
August 9, 2022
Research Brief: Migration and Housing Inflation, by Paul Williams
How rents impacted pandemic migrations, and migrations shape rent growth
May 24, 2022
Announcing JFI’s partnership with the Research in Color Foundation
The partnership will support RIC’s work to champion scholars of color in economics and related fields.
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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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