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.
January 25, 2021
Upcoming Panel: Party Politics and the Financialization of Social Policy in Brazil
The panel will take place on Zoom on Monday, January 25, 2-4pm ET
December 15, 2020
Reweaving the Safety Net: The Best Fit for Guaranteed Income
Part of “From Idea to Reality,” JFI’s white paper series on building guaranteed income in the US, the new report examines the role that GI can play in the social safety net
December 5, 2020
Business Insider, The American Prospect, Open Campus, Courier cover JFI's Millennial Student Debt project
JFI's ongoing series on the higher education landscape provides evidence for the benefits of student debt cancellation
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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.