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Announcement

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

Announcement

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

Media Coverage

JFI's Stephen Nuñez speaks with Salon about guaranteed income

Salon's Matthew Rozsa spoke with JFI about models of basic and guaranteed income for the US

Event

— Webinar

‘Legislating Relief’ - JFI hosts expert perspectives on urgent higher education bills

Key takeaways of our August 7th panel with policy and research experts in higher education, providing crucial perspectives for the ongoing debate around continued higher education relief bills

Event

— Research Session

Thea Riofrancos

Speaking to her newly-published book, Resource Radicals: From Petro-Nationalism to Post-Extractivism in Ecuador, Riofrancos discussed the results of almost a decade of research in Ecuador

Event

— Phenomenal World

Panel on Thursday, August 13: Geoeconomics and the Balance of Payments

A video recording from a panel initiated and moderated by Adam Tooze

Announcement

JFI Capital Launches

How to support JFI's projects

Event

— Phenomenal World

Zach Carter and Ian Kumekawa on Keynes

The Phenomenal World cohosts an event on Zach Carter’s new book, “The Price of Peace,” with the Ballot

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

Blog Post

Herman Mark Schwartz writes on the dollar and empire for Phenomenal World

The economic historian writes on how the US dollar shapes both geopolitical power and wealth inequality nationwide.

Event

— Research Session

Max Kasy

JFI's virtual research session with Max Kasy, Associate Professor at Oxford, discussing fairness in algorithmic decision-making.

Press Release

From Idea to Reality: Getting to Guaranteed Income

Amid growing calls for a US guaranteed income, JFI releases a new series for lawmakers and advocates on how to build and implement such a program nationwide

Event

— Social Wealth Seminar

Announcing JFI's Social Wealth Seminar

The seminar is an ongoing virtual, semi-monthly forum exploring strategies to manage public assets and resources in service of a more just society.

Research

Declining Access, Rising Cost: The Geography of Higher Education Post-2008

A new report on the Phenomenal World and interactive map displaying the price of college throughout the US

Media Coverage

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

Media Coverage

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

Press Release

Press Release: Announcing a Partnership between Robert Smith’s Student Freedom Initiative and the Jain Family Institute

JFI will offer design and analytics for Robert Smith’s major new nonprofit fund for historically Black colleges and universities

Blog Post

Phenomenal World publishes "Trade Wars are Class Wars" interview

Economists Michael Pettis and Matthew Klein in conversation with historian Adam Tooze on the groundbreaking new book, "Trade Wars are Class Wars."

Event

— Research Session

Andre Luduvice

We were joined by Andre Luduvice of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, and doctoral candidate in economics at UPenn, for a preliminary discussion on the macroeconomic effects of UBI.

Event

— Webinar

Experts & advocates on renewable energy, mining, land rights discuss JFI’s report on mining

Our Live #JFIMiningChat on Twitter shed new light on Green New Deal legislation and the practical and ethical questions related to a transition away from fossil fuels

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