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 contingent financing capital structuring, program design, and underwriting.
JFI continually assesses potential projects. Here are a few of our new directions.
November 17, 2020
JFI report by senior fellow Marshall Steinbaum examines the crisis of non-repayment of student debt
A new analysis in the Millennial Student Debt series finds that student debt loads are increasingly difficult for students to repay, despite income-driven repayment and other policies meant to ease the burden for students
November 4, 2020
Panel on November 9, 2020: Global Power in the North-Atlantic Financial System
Discussion moderated by Adam Tooze
October 30, 2020
The Compton Pledge features in multiple nationwide media outlets
JFI's partnership guaranteed income initiative with Mayor Aja Brown and Fund for Guaranteed Income has captured attention for its scale and design
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We are currently accepting applications for a vice president of strategy and operations.
JFI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and depends on the support of donations from individuals and grants from institutions.
If you are interested in collaborating with us or would like to hear more about our work, please get in touch.