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JFI's guaranteed income analysis in the New York Times

The article, "Guaranteed Income Programs Spread, City by City," features JFI's political economy research

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Press Release

New Release: Political economy of guaranteed income

JFI experts on guaranteed income research and policy communications close out the 'getting to guaranteed income' white paper series, including with lessons from Saru Jayaraman of One Fair Wage


Event

— Upcoming

— Webinar

Understanding What’s Next in Cash Assistance: State-Level Expansions Through the Tax System

The “Cash Consortium” and the Urban Institute’s State and Local Finance Initiative invite you to join a virtual discussion on recent changes in state cash assistance to families.

Event

— Upcoming

Guaranteed Income as Economic Justice

Hosted in Washington, DC and featuring JFI's Halah Ahmad, this is a joint event by GHI Washington, the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor (Georgetown University) & the Blum Center on Poverty, Inequality, and Democracy (University of California, Santa Barbara). The event is endorsed by the American Historical Association (AHA).

Event

— Webinar

Do Basic Income Experiments Influence Policy?

A virtual and in-person panel hosted at the 2022 Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) Congress taking place in Brisbane, Australia between September 26 and 28, 2022 -- featuring JFI's Stephen Nuñez.

Media Coverage

Press coverage on JFI's Higher Education Finance research

A roundup of recent coverage.

Publication

Research Brief: Migration and Housing Inflation, by Paul Williams

How rents impacted pandemic migrations, and migrations shape rent growth

Event

Halah Ahmad speaks at the BIG conference on guaranteed income pilots and policy

Ahmad spoke alongside Madeline Neighly (Economic Security Project) and Kathrine Cagat (Mayors for a Guaranteed Income)

Press Release

Press Release: The first technical seminar of the Forum of Brazilian Sovereign Wealth Funds

Researchers from the Jain Family Institute (JFI) and Brazil’s Federal Fluminense University (UFF) gathered with experts and government officials today for a sovereign wealth fund seminar in Niterói, Brazil

Event

— Phenomenal World

Phenomenal World event: Diminishing Returns

Virtual event June 22, 2022 at 4pm ET

Event

— Research Session

A virtual discussion on Half-Earth Socialism, June 17 at 3pm ET

A conversation with Drew Pendergrass and JFI Researcher Francis Tseng

Announcement

Announcing JFI’s partnership with the Research in Color Foundation

The partnership will support RIC’s work to champion scholars of color in economics and related fields.

Event

Phenomenal World event: IMF and the Legacy of Bretton Woods

Video now available from our panel discussion on the global monetary system

Publication

The Right Way to Cancel Student Debt

A collaboration between JFI and Debt Collective, the issue brief makes a data-driven case for universal, automatic, and generous debt cancellation

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

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

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

Publication

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

The first report from JFI's Social Wealth Portfolio

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