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The Jain Family Institute is an applied research organization in the social sciences.

Our Work

Guaranteed Income

Guaranteed Income

We build pilots, design policy, and conduct research on guaranteed income alongside international partners in government, philanthropy, and academia.

Digital Ethics and Governance

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

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.

New Initiatives

New Initiatives

JFI continually assesses potential projects. Here are a few of our new directions.


Recent Updates

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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Phenomenal World

Phenomenal World is a publication managed by staff of the Jain Family Institute, focused on theory and commentary across the social sciences. The content published here does not necessarily reflect the views of the Jain Family Institute.

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Support Us

JFI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and depends on the support of donations from individuals and grants from institutions.


Contact Us

If you are interested in collaborating with us or would like to hear more about our work, please get in touch.