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.
July 18, 2021
Opportunity in Crisis: New Polling on Public Opinion Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
The first of three polling briefs, "Opportunity in Crisis" is part of JFI's Messaging Guaranteed Income project
July 16, 2021
New Research: Claudia Sahm assesses the effects of $1,400 stimulus checks
Sahm's new brief is "They Worked: The effects of $1,400 stimulus checks on families and the economy"
July 1, 2021
JFI Research featured in a New York Times editorial by Rashida Tlaib and Eduardo Suplicy
The editorial, published June 30, is titled "Prioritizing People to Build Back the Economy"
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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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