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Report

Cost Deception at Elite Private Colleges

Following Millennial Student Debt Part 7, "How Schools Lie: The Deceptive Financial Aid System at America's Colleges," Laura Beamer and Eduard Nilaj scrutinize deceptive practices at top-ranked schools

Featured


Publication

A New Public Housing Model -- Addis Ababa’s Urban Transformation

The first report from JFI's Social Wealth Portfolio


Media Coverage

Research by Laura Beamer and Eduard Nilaj in the New York Times

JFI's higher ed research cited by David Brooks

Media Coverage

Lead Researcher Laura Beamer on the Brian Lehrer Show

Beamer spoke about student debt cancellation

Announcement

JFI's Macro Initiative

An Announcement

Event

— Phenomenal World

— Webinar

Economic War and the Commodity Shock

Javier Blas, Nicholas Mulder, and Alex Yablon in conversation on April 8, 2022 at 11am Eastern Time

Event

— Webinar

Presentation on A New Public Housing Model -- Addis Ababa’s Urban Transformation

Join us on Friday, March 25 at 10am ET

Announcement

Claudia Sahm at the National Association of Business Economics

NABE's 38th annual economic policy conference

Event

— Webinar

What’s Next for Cash-Based Social Policies? Lessons from the Expanded Child Tax Credit

Join the Urban Institute and the Jain Family Institute for an event exploring key insights on the American Rescue Plan Act's expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC). The event will begin with the perspectives of CTC beneficiaries reached through enrollment campaigns in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Report

Rules, Accountability, and the Student Debt Crisis - New report from Laura Beamer

The paper explores the cross-section of the student debt crisis and key accountability measures under discussion in the Dept. of Ed’s ongoing negotiated rulemaking process, synthesizing data on the student loan portfolio, institutional diversity, borrowing and repayment metrics

Event

— Webinar

Sidhya Balakrishnan speaking at "Keeping it Real OC: Building Financial Strength for Vulnerable Families"

Orange County United Way hosts a "Keeping it Real OC" dialogue with a panel of experts, including JFI's Director of Research Sidhya Balakrishnan, to learn about the opportunities available for vulnerable families to build financial strength.

Publication

The Expanded Child Tax Credit and Parental Employment: Tenuous Evidence Points to Work Disincentives

Some academics and policymakers argue that the expanded Child Tax Credit will disincentive work; this report points out the weak evidence base for parents quitting work

Event

— Research Session

Anton Korinek: Aligning AI with Society's Values

JFI Research Session with Professor Anton Korinek, drawing on his work on AI systems and governance

Media Coverage

HudsonUP pilot features in The Economist

The HudsonUP Basic Income Pilot has completed one year of payments to its initial 25-person cohort; one recipient shares his story with The Economist

Announcement

JFI launches new macroeconomic research initiative, led by Claudia Sahm

Sahm’s new research area contributes to the current sea change in macroeconomic policy, providing tools and frameworks on employment and inflation

Media Coverage

Stephen Nuñez speaks to The Hill about the Child Tax Credit

Nuñez's comments are informed by microsimulation work with Jack Landry on the impacts of the expanded Child Tax Credit

Announcement

Claudia Sahm speaks at NY Fed Symposium "Heterogeneity in Macroeconomics: Implications for Policy"

An event from the Applied Macroeconomics and Econometrics Center (AMEC) of the New York Fed

Media Coverage

Coverage of "Homeownership and Student Debt" in Bloomberg, Politico

"Homeownership and Student Debt" is the eighth post in JFI's Millennial Student Debt project

Media Coverage

Bloomberg: "The Year Basic Income Programs Went Mainstream"

Stephen Nuñez speaks on what we know, and what we don't, from guaranteed income pilots

Media Coverage

JFI microsimulations in Congressional testimony, Congressional Research Service FAQ

"Assessing Non-Filer Rates," JFI's first microsimulation brief, in testimony to Select Subcommittee Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis

Media Coverage

Jordan Weissmann, Matt Yglesias cover JFI's microsimulation briefs

JFI's microsimulations provide rapid analysis in response to federal policy debates about the Child Tax Credit

Media Coverage

JFI's Claudia Sahm provides insights on macroeconomic and Fed trends

Featured in the Washington Post, Vox, Bloomberg and elsewhere, Sahm discusses short-run inflation, changing Fed policy, and monetary policy trends

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