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Publication

New Research: Claudia Sahm assesses the effects of $1,400 stimulus checks

Sahm's new brief is "They Worked: The effects of $1,400 stimulus checks on families and the economy"

Featured


Media Coverage

JFI Research featured in a New York Times editorial by Rashida Tlaib and Eduardo Suplicy

The editorial, published June 30, is titled "Prioritizing People to Build Back the Economy"


Event

— Upcoming

July 27, 10 am ET: Panel Discussion on the Future of Social Democracy

A discussion around our book, MARKET ECONOMY, MARKET SOCIETY, featuring Stephanie Mudge, Adam Przeworski, Wolfgang Streeck, and Waltraud Schelkle, co-hosted with London School of Economics Sociology

Event

— Webinar

Cash Aid: Views from the Front Lines of the Pandemic

Hosted by JFI, the Urban Institute, and Aspen Institute Financial Security Program, this discussion highlights pain points and lessons from the past year's federal safety net measures

Publication

Opportunity in Crisis: New Polling on Public Opinion Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

The first of three polling briefs, "Opportunity in Crisis" is part of JFI's Messaging Guaranteed Income project

Event

— Webinar

Universal Basic Income Workshop: Experiments, Policies, and Strategies

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

Publication

Marshall Steinbaum publishes new student debt research; Brookings event

The latest research in JFI's series on student debt

Publication

Paul Williams and James Medlock write on paternalism, market failures, and welfare policy in the US

A new position post in JFI's "From Idea to Reality" series

Event

— Webinar

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

Friederike Schuur on Data Networks for UN Global Pulse

Schuur, a joint fellow with JFI and United Nations Global Pulse, provides an overview of her research

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

Publication

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

— 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

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