The Earned Income Tax Credit: Antipoverty Effectiveness and Labor Market Effects

Title

The Earned Income Tax Credit: Antipoverty Effectiveness and Labor Market Effects

Year

1990

DOI

10.17848/9780585356341

Abstract

The authors begin with a detailed assessment then perform empirical analyses to predict the outcomes of changes to the structure of the program.

Files

Download 1. Introduction (390 KB)

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. An Overview of the Earned Income Tax Credit
  3. A Profile of the EIC Population
  4. The Labor Supply Effects of the EIC
  5. Comparisons With Other Antipoverty Policies
  6. Revising EIC: Options and Effects
  7. How to Increase the EIC Participation Rate

ISBN

9780880990967 (pbk.) ; 9780585356341 (ebook)

Subject Areas

UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; Poverty and income support; EITC

The Earned Income Tax Credit: Antipoverty Effectiveness and Labor Market Effects

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Hoffman, Saul D., and Laurence S. Seidman. 1990. The Earned Income Tax Credit: Antipoverty Effectiveness and Labor Market Effects . Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780585356341