JFI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit applied research organization founded in 2014 by Bob Jain. Our mission is to address pressing social problems by identifying and building high-impact interventions that translate to real world progress. A platform for research and social entrepreneurship, JFI brings global policy from theory to practice.
The Polycrisis in the news
The Polycrisis returns to the New York Times.
“Stewarding” the Energy Transition: A Discussion
A discussion with Madison Condon and Benjamin Braun on how the asset management industry is approaching climate change.
New Phenomenal World series: Market Microstructures
JFI Fellow Elham Saeidinezhad has launched a new series on Phenomenal World consisting of interviews with market-makers and analysis of…
JFI and Berggruen Institute Release Interactive Tool Exploring Impacts of a Public Bank
Digital web app allows anyone to build custom lending portfolios and see projected impacts on affordable housing, green energy, and…
JFI and Berggruen Institute Report: Public Bank Could Significantly Reduce Costs for Green Energy in Los Angeles
Paired with new federal incentives through the Inflation Reduction Act, a public bank could crucially accelerate community and utility-scale renewable…
Phenomenal World is a publication focused on political economy. We aim to publish rigorous and innovative writing on economics, history, finance, policy, and politics. A publication of JFI, we explore political economy from a range of social scientific disciplines, and work with emerging and established scholars.
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