Media Coverage

JFI speaks with Vox on new Mayors for Guaranteed Income Initiative

As multiple mayors across the US call for guaranteed income pilots, JFI continues to guide pilots in Newark and elsewhere to build on existing research

Time Magazine covers Robert Smith's Student Freedom Initiative in partnership with JFI

The multi-billion dollar non-profit fund creates alternative financing options at HBCUs, with JFI partnering on program design, analytics, & research

AméricaEconomía features JFI's basic income research in Brazil

Lead Researcher in Guaranteed Income, Stephen Nuñez, and Paul Katz, VP of Special Projects spoke about basic income in Maricá, and “solidarity economy” during COVID-19

JFI's Paul Katz provides expertise on UBI for Latin America Advisor

JFI VP for Special Projects Paul Katz, who leads the qualitative study of our work on Maricá, Brazil’s basic income policy, spoke with Anastasia Chacon at Latin America Advisor for a feature on UBI policies.

Phenomenal World analysis of class politics in dollar hegemony features in Bloomberg Markets Odd Lots podcast

Yakov Feygin and Dominik Leusder’s widely-read Phenomenal World analysis of “The Class Politics of the Dollar System” was featured for an in-depth interview with podcast hosts Joe Weisenthal & Tracy Alloway.

JFI researchers publish CARES Act op-ed in The Hill

JFI Lead Researcher on Guaranteed Income, Stephen Nuñez, and Halah Ahmad, PR and Policy Communications Lead, wrote about key gaps in the CARES Act cash transfer legislation.

Stanford Basic Income Lab interviews JFI's Stephen Nuñez

Sarah Berger Gonzalez of Stanford BIL interviewed Steve Nuñez alongside Madeline Neighly and Sarah Stripp

Boston Review op-ed: JFI researchers on "What a Solidarity Economy Looks Like"

Paul Katz, JFI Fellow in Guaranteed Income, and our partner Leandro Ferreira wrote about the rapid and substantial COVID-19 response of the government in Maricá, Brazil, where we are researching a major basic income policy.

Yahoo! Finance features JFI higher ed access research

Laura Beamer, Lead Researcher on Higher Ed Finance, speaks with Yahoo! Finance on the findings of our first report on higher ed access throughout the U.S.

USA Today covers JFI "Geography of Higher Ed" research

JFI Project Lead on Higher Ed, Laura Beamer, comments on higher education desserts and our newest research findings in USA Today.

BBC Brazil features JFI basic income research in Maricá

An in-depth look at the Maricá basic income policy & its early effects, implications.

Business Insider features JFI research

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa’s cash transfer experiment and the larger picture of UBI research from JFI CEO Michael Stynes

Inside Higher Ed features JFI research on higher ed access

Higher Ed Finance Project Lead Laura Beamer and Senior Fellow Marshall Steinbaum speak with Inside Higher Ed on the implications of their recently-released map and write-up that tracks higher ed access throughout the US & its territories.

Education Dive features JFI higher ed access research

More coverage of our recently-released research on “The Geography of Higher Ed” by Education Dive, with commentary on free-college proposals, the role of for-profits, and online options.

JFI Researchers Stephen Nuñez & Paul Katz give lessons from Maricá in Global Americans

Steve and Paul wrote for Global Americans with our partner Fábio Waltenberg of UFF, on lessons for UBI research from Maricá.

Business Insider speaks with Michael Stynes on Finland basic income trials

Stynes describes how Finland’s basic income trial was hamstrung from success.

JFI basic income research features in El País

Stephen Nuñez spoke to El Pais on our basic income research in Maricá, Brazil.

The Basic Income Podcast hosts Michael Stynes & Stephen Nuñez

JFI CEO Michael Stynes and Guaranteed Income Project Lead Stephen Nuñez discussed our research in Maricá on unconditional cash transfers for over 50,000 people.

Business Insider covers JFI's research on one of the largest basic income policies in the world

Aria Bendix from Business Insider speaks with JFI researchers about our research on the Maricá basic income policy.

JFI's work in Maricá in Vox

Dylan Matthews contextualizes Maricá’s new basic income policy

Michael Stynes discusses UBI on Yahoo! Finance

The discussion centered on the state of research and evidence for UBI

Income Share Agreements at Purdue

A video from PBS Newshour explains how ISAs work.

ISAs in ImpactAlpha

An article on JFI’s partners, Better Future Forward

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