Welcoming two fellows on European decarbonization
The fellows join our affiliate initiative with the Atlantic Council.
Eduard Nilaj’s higher education analysis in Supreme Court amicus brief
Nilaj's work from Millennial Student Debt was cited by student loan experts.
Announcing Phenomenal World Books
A new publishing collaboration from Phenomenal World and the University of Chicago Press.
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
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...
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
HudsonUP Basic Income Pilot releases year one report; Fast Company coverage
JFI Senior Fellow Leah Hamilton presents early results of the five-year basic income pilot in Hudson, NY with effects on...
Claudia Sahm on evidence for $1400 relief and recovery checks
Drawing on over a decade of research, JFI Senior Fellow Claudia Sahm presents evidence in favor of additional $1400 checks for...
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...
Press Release: JFI Position on Guaranteed Income
A new position paper by JFI's guaranteed income research team draws on years of policy research to define basic parameters...
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
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"
Marshall Steinbaum publishes new student debt research; Brookings event
A report focusing on three student debt–related outcomes: total individual balances, total required monthly payments, and whether an individual...
Position Paper: Paul Williams and James Medlock on paternalism, market failures, and US welfare policy
A new position post in JFI's "From Idea to Reality" series
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
New Publication: The Right Way to Cancel Student Debt
A data-driven case for universal, automatic, and generous debt cancellation.
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...
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...
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...
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
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