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.
November 30, 2022
Revisiting the Child Tax Credit for the Lame Duck Session: Comparing Parameters for Anti-Poverty Impacts
JFI researchers review recent CTC proposals and simulate the effects of varying key reforms that increase the policy's anti-poverty impacts, parameters which will likely feature in lame-duck negotiations.
November 29, 2022
Launch of the Forum of Brazilian Sovereign Wealth Funds
The forum is a new association that invests in governance for a decarbonized future.
October 21, 2022
New Student Debt Report Compares Debtor Makeup to Narratives on Debt Cancellation
The tenth installment in the ongoing Millennial Student Debt project, Laura Beamer's newest report combines three datasets to analyze debt burdens and repayment across class, income, race, gender and degree type.
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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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