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.
April 15, 2021
Announcing a Partnership between HudsonUP and JFI
HudsonUP is the first pilot of its kind to take place in a small town in America, and one of the first to take place over the course of several years
April 15, 2021
Compton Pledge completes enrollment of 800 families
The guaranteed income initiative in southern California has already disbursed $1 million
March 25, 2021
Universal Basic Income in NYC: Working Paper on Macroeconomic Effects
Khalil Esmkhani, Jack Favilukis, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh revise and expand their macroeconomic model of guaranteed income in NYC to examine new forms of financing
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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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