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Toolkit on guaranteed income in the U.S. for pilots, research

JFI released guaranteed income toolkit of collective best practices, pilot efforts & policy as cash initiatives continue to grow and policy proposals proliferate


Event

— Upcoming

— Webinar

Universal Basic Income Workshop: Experiments, Policies, and Strategies

A two-day, online series of events and presentations on international basic income

Event

— Upcoming

International Perspectives in Basic Income Messaging - BIRAL Seminar

JFI is hosting the second Basic Income Research and Action Lab (BIRAL) seminar: “International Perspectives in Basic Income Messaging,” an international collaboration of JFI, FRIBIS, BIEN, and GRI Basic Income Research Group

Publication

How to frame guaranteed income policy: a review of literature

A preponderance of research and pilots have demonstrated the positive impacts of guaranteed income, but policy proposals require careful attention to framing to garner widespread political will for cash

Event

— Phenomenal World

Investment and Decarbonization: A Panel Discussion

A panel hosted by the Phenomenal World.

Event

JFI speaks at Stanford Deliberative Polling & Korea Basic Income Fair events

JFI Lead Researcher on Guaranteed Income, Stephen Nuñez, spoke to the state of research in guaranteed income and UBI

Announcement

New working paper polls guaranteed income support

Leah Hamilton, Appalachian State University Associate Professor and JFI Senior Fellow, released a working paper on support for guaranteed income proposals with varying parameters

Announcement

Newark guaranteed income pilot launches website

Newark, New Jersey Mayor Ras Baraka has continued to advance toward a guaranteed income program with the newly-launched Newark Movement for Economic Equity website

Event

— Phenomenal World

The Bonds of Inequality: A roundtable on the new book by Destin Jenkins

Friday, April 23, at 11:30 Eastern Time

Announcement

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

Announcement

Compton Pledge completes enrollment of 800 families

The guaranteed income initiative in southern California has already disbursed $1 million

Paper

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

Publication

Creating a cash button: new op ed in Insider from Stephen Nuñez and Rachel Black

"The government needs a better system so getting cash to people isn't so painfully slow."

Media Coverage

Steve Nuñez speaks about the expanded child tax credit on CBS

Article and video feature Nuñez's analysis of the impactful expansion in the American Rescue Plan

Media Coverage

JFI's guaranteed income work in USA Today

"Is Universal Income Closer to Reality?"

Publication

Overview toolkit on guaranteed income in the U.S.

Best practices, resources, and existing models of planned and ongoing research in the U.S., from JFI experts

Media Coverage

Millennial Student Debt in Newsweek and NPR

Laura Beamer, Lead Researcher on Higher Education Finance, speaks about the student debt crisis

Press Release

Student Debt and Young America: JFI’s annual report and new geographic comparison tool

The new report summarizes the state of student debt for 18 to 35 year olds; the accompanying comparison tool facilitates comparisons across regions

Policy Brief

Robust evidence for $1400 relief and recovery checks

Drawing on over a decade of rigorous research, JFI Senior Fellow Claudia Sahm presents evidence in favor of additional $1400 checks for all those that received $600 earlier this year

Policy Brief

Comparing bipartisan proposals for a federal child allowance expansion

JFI researchers compare child allowance proposals from the perspective of extensive cash-transfer expertise

Press Release

First book from the Phenomenal World: Market Economy, Market Society

A series of interviews and essays on the breakdown of social democracy across continental Europe in the 1980s and 1990s

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