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.
January 14, 2022
JFI launches new macroeconomic research initiative, led by Claudia Sahm
Sahm’s new research area contributes to the current sea change in macroeconomic policy, providing tools and frameworks on employment and inflation
December 18, 2021
Homeownership and the Student Debt Crisis: Latest research from the Millennial Student Debt project
The eighth report in JFI’s student debt project, the research explores links between rising student debt and declining homeownership over the past decade
December 17, 2021
HudsonUP Basic Income Pilot releases year one report
JFI Senior Fellow Leah Hamilton presents early results of the five-year basic income pilot in Hudson, NY with effects on wellbeing, relationships, employment
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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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