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.

JFI's Macro Initiative

An Announcement

Claudia Sahm at the National Association of Business Economics

NABE’s 38th annual economic policy conference

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

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

JFI higher education research supplements grassroots "Debt-Free College" week of action

As part of the Higher Ed Not Debt campaign of Generation Progress, JFI joined other research and policy organizations to provide nonpartisan analysis of free community college proposals and student debt burdens

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

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

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

Compton Pledge completes enrollment of 800 families

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

"Combating Inequality": JFI Executive Director Michael Stynes publishes paper with Larry Katz and Jesse Rothstein

The paper is a chapter in the new MIT Press book edited by Olivier Blanchard and Dani Rodrik

Now Hiring: Operations Associate

JFI is seeking an Operations Associate to join our operations team in supporting our diverse projects and general nonprofit administration

Announcing the Collective Action in Tech Fellowship

The fellowship will highlight collective action among tech workers in the Global South

JFI's Steve Nuñez speaks alongside Mayors Michael Tubbs and Keisha Lance Bottoms

In a meeting of Atlanta’s Old 4th Ward Task Force exploring a guaranteed income pilot, JFI Lead Researcher on Guaranteed Income Stephen Nuñez provided lessons from existing pilots and research

JFI offers expert perspective on AI and criminal justice for NJC

JFI Digital Ethics and Governance Fellow Lily Hu spoke on a National Judicial College panel discussing AI and criminal justice

JFI shares guaranteed income expertise for 2020 Korea Basic Income Fair

JFI Lead Researcher in Guaranteed Income Stephen Nuñez spoke virtually alongside Brazilian political leader Eduardo Suplicy at an international conference of the Gyeonggi Provincial Government in South Korea

JFI Capital Launches

How to support JFI’s projects

JFI's Arden Ali presents on digital ethics to the American Bar Association

JFI Lead Researcher in Digital Ethics & Governance, Arden Ali, spoke on a panel for the ABA International Law Section, discussing ethical and legal frameworks relevant to AI and algorithm technologies.

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.

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

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.

AI and the rule of law

JFI attended the inaugural roundtable in Athens

First meeting of Newark's UBI task force

A potential pilot in Newark, New Jersey

A panel on guaranteed income in Chicago

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

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

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

Economic Security for IL publishes its full report

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

Workshop in Ethical Engineering

A new MIT course taught by JFI fellows

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