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Key Comparisons in Proposed Cash Transfer Legislation

Prepared by lead researchers in guaranteed income and cash transfer policy worldwide at the Jain Family Institute.

Mar 23, 2020

Yahoo! Finance features JFI higher ed access research

Laura Beamer, Lead Researcher on Higher Ed Finance, speaks with Yahoo! Finance on the findings of our first report on higher ed access throughout the U.S.

Feb 19, 2020

Press Release: Income Share Agreements - New Partnership

Outcome and JFI form an exclusive partnership to spearhead a new phase of growth for the income share agreement market and the students it serves.

Feb 6, 2020

Call for Abstracts: MIT x JFI workshop on algorithmic ethics

JFI and the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing are hosting a workshop this April on the ethics of algorithms.

Jan 31, 2020

USA Today covers JFI "Geography of Higher Ed" research

JFI Project Lead on Higher Ed, Laura Beamer, comments on higher education desserts and our newest research findings in USA Today.

Jan 27, 2020

Blog: On "UBI & the City"

JFI's Guaranteed Income Project Lead, Stephen Nuñez, produced an illuminating blog on Phenomenal World, explaining the JFI-supported macroeconomic model of UBI in NYC.

Jan 22, 2020

Working Paper: "UBI & the City"

JFI-supported research by Jack Favilukis, Khalil Esmkhani, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh is the first attempt to model UBI at a city-level, in New York City, and finds positive welfare impacts.

Jan 17, 2020

Press Release: The macroeconomic effects of UBI in NYC, working paper

A new working paper of JFI-supported research simulates a city-level UBI policy implemented in NYC finds multiple, positive welfare impacts.

Jan 17, 2020

BBC Brazil features JFI basic income research in Maricá

An in-depth look at the Maricá basic income policy & its early effects, implications.

Jan 15, 2020

Business Insider features JFI research

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa's cash transfer experiment and the larger picture of UBI research from JFI CEO Michael Stynes

Jan 14, 2020

Inside Higher Ed features JFI research on higher ed access

Higher Ed Finance Project Lead Laura Beamer and Senior Fellow Marshall Steinbaum speak with Inside Higher Ed on the implications of their recently-released map and write-up that tracks higher ed access throughout the US & its territories.

Dec 20, 2019

Education Dive features JFI higher ed access research

More coverage of our recently-released research on "The Geography of Higher Ed" by Education Dive, with commentary on free-college proposals, the role of for-profits, and online options.

Dec 20, 2019

Blog: The Geography of Higher Education Access

Preliminary results from JFI's ongoing study of access to higher education in the US.

Dec 18, 2019

Press Release: Higher education concentration - new study and interactive map

A new interactive map shows U.S. higher education access, including enrollment, concentration, and schools by ZIP code, and indicates disparity in access by economic and geographic boundaries.

Dec 18, 2019

JFI Researchers Stephen Nuñez & Paul Katz give lessons from Maricá in Global Americans

Steve and Paul wrote for Global Americans with our partner Fábio Waltenberg of UFF, on lessons for UBI research from Maricá.

Dec 13, 2019

Business Insider speaks with Michael Stynes on Finland basic income trials

Stynes describes how Finland's basic income trial was hamstrung from success.

Dec 8, 2019

Suresh Naidu

Columbia Economist Suresh Naidu presented upcoming research on labor market power at a JFI Research Session.

Dec 6, 2019

JFI basic income research features in El País

Stephen Nuñez spoke to El Pais on our basic income research in Maricá, Brazil.

Nov 25, 2019

Doug Webber

Doug Webber, Associate Professor of Economics at Temple University, joined us for a JFI Research Session to share the results of his recent work.

Nov 22, 2019

The Basic Income Podcast hosts Michael Stynes & Stephen Nuñez

JFI CEO Michael Stynes and Guaranteed Income Project Lead Stephen Nuñez discussed our research in Maricá on unconditional cash transfers for over 50,000 people.

Nov 21, 2019

Dubravka Ritter

Dubravka Ritter of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia presented two papers at a JFI Research Session this November.

Nov 20, 2019

Alyssa Battistoni

Harvard Environmental Fellow and political theorist Alyssa Battistoni presented on her new book, "A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal."

Nov 15, 2019

Stephen Nuñez testifies on basic income to New York City Council

JFI's Project Lead on Guaranteed Income, Stephen Nuñez, provides testimony to the Committee on Civil Service & Labor at New York City Council, providing insights on fears of automation and research on basic income

Nov 13, 2019

JFI researchers at UN Global Pulse discussions in Geneva

JFI Digital Ethics Project Lead, Arden Ali, and JFI Research Fellow Michael Pizzi participate in UN Global Pulse discussions on human rights and AI.

Nov 13, 2019

Johannes Haushofer

Johannes Haushofer presented at a JFI Research Session on Friday, Nov. 8th, about new cash transfer research

Nov 8, 2019

Business Insider covers JFI's research on one of the largest basic income policies in the world

Aria Bendix from Business Insider speaks with JFI researchers about our research on the Maricá basic income policy.

Nov 6, 2019

JFI's work in Maricá in Vox

Dylan Matthews contextualizes Maricá's new basic income policy

Oct 31, 2019

Press release: Announcing research on a new large-scale basic income policy in Maricá, Brazil

Research partnership between Maricá, the Jain Family Institute (JFI), the Fluminense Federal University (UFF), and the Euclides da Cunha Foundation (FEC) to study the effects of a citywide unconditional cash transfer policy in Maricá, Brazil

Oct 30, 2019

Zach Parolin

A presentation on organized labor and automation

Oct 18, 2019

AI and the rule of law

JFI attended the inaugural roundtable in Athens

Oct 2, 2019

Robert Hartley

Hartley presented on models for financing for guaranteed income

Sep 27, 2019

Michael Stynes discusses UBI on Yahoo! Finance

The discussion centered on the state of research and evidence for UBI

Sep 25, 2019

Article: Embedded EthiCS: Integrating Ethics Across CS Education

The August 2019 cover story of the Communications of the ACM is co-authored by JFI fellows David Gray Grant and Lily Hu

Jul 29, 2019

First meeting of Newark's UBI task force

A potential pilot in Newark, New Jersey

Jul 26, 2019

Rodrigo Ochigame

Ochigame discussed his interdisciplinary research on models of logic

Jul 12, 2019

Beth Popp Berman

Berman presented her forthcoming book, "Thinking Like an Economist"

Jun 28, 2019

Kathryn Holston

Holston presented on the current state of macroeconomic modeling

Jun 21, 2019

A panel on guaranteed income in Chicago

Lauren Burns-Coady in conversation with Ameya Pawar and Ebony Scott

Jun 19, 2019

JFI presents at the North American basic income guarantee congress

Lauren Burns-Coady, Sidhya Balakrishnan, and Sara Constantino present on the role of pilots in cash transfer research

Jun 18, 2019

Report: DREAMers' perceptions of ISAs

Results from focus groups on higher education financing

Jun 10, 2019

Marshall Steinbaum

Steinbaum presented a paper on student debt

Jun 7, 2019

Aisha Nyandoro and Rachel Black

Nyandoro and Black discussed the Magnolia Mother's Trust

May 31, 2019

J.W. Mason

Mason presented on macroeconomics after the recession

May 24, 2019

Jack Marley-Payne

Marley-Payne led us through a new workshop on p-values

May 17, 2019

JFI testifies before the Alaska state legislature

Director of Research Sidhya Balakrishnan lends her expertise to a discussion of the Alaska Permanent Fund's disbursement schedule

May 11, 2019

Dylan Matthews

Matthews spoke on the state of data journalism

May 3, 2019

Arden Ali

Ali presented on ethical considerations for artificial intelligence

Apr 26, 2019

A new website on algorithmic decision-making systems in New York

The site is a Harvard Kennedy School capstone project created in partnership with JFI

Apr 26, 2019

Hana Beach

Beach provided an overview of feminist thought on basic income

Apr 19, 2019

Maximilian Kasy

Kasy presented on basic income experimental design

Apr 12, 2019

Newark announces task force to explore UBI

JFI and ESP will lead the task force

Mar 12, 2019

Economic Security for IL publishes its full report

JFI contributed to the report’s section on basic income pilots

Feb 7, 2019

ISAs in the Financial Times

JFI quoted in “American Education and the Rise of Philanthropic Capital”

Jan 18, 2019

Workshop in Ethical Engineering

A new MIT course taught by JFI fellows

Jan 7, 2019

A pre-analysis plan for Stockton

New details on Stockton, California’s guaranteed income demonstration

Dec 20, 2018

ISAs in ImpactAlpha

An article on JFI’s partners, Better Future Forward

Nov 15, 2018

Income Share Agreements at Purdue

A video from PBS Newshour explains how ISAs work

Nov 15, 2018

New Paper: Borrowing Arrangements and Returns to Education

A JFI paper on higher ed finance and ISAs

Nov 3, 2018

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