The EITC Disincentive: A Reply to Dr. Hilary Hoynes
AbstractIn the September issue Dr. Hilary Hoynes replies to my paper â€œThe EITC Disincentive: The Effect on Hours Worked of the Phase-out of the Earned Income Tax Credit.â€ She criticizes my remarks about a figure in Eissa and Hoynes 2005, my downplaying the income effect and my not including a control variable in my own investigation. I reply to the substantial criticisms.
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Volume (Year): 5 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Earned Income; Marginal Tax Rate; Phase-out; Phase-in; Plateau Region; Disincentive; Workforce Participation; Assistance;
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