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The Earned Income Credit: Participation, Compliance, and Antipoverty Effectiveness

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  • Scholz, John Karl
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    Examines participation levels of persons eligible to receive the earned income credit, and analyzes how the 1993 tax act (which increases benefits) will increase participation levels.

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    Article provided by National Tax Association in its journal National Tax Journal.

    Volume (Year): 47 (1994)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 63-87

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    Handle: RePEc:ntj:journl:v:47:y:1994:i:no._1:p:63-87

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    1. Cancian, Maria & Levinson, Arik, 2006. "Labor Supply Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit: Evidence from Wisconsin's Supplemental Benefit for Families with Three Children," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, National Tax Association, vol. 59(4), pages 781-800, December.
    2. Sheila Mammen & Frances Lawrence & Peter Marie & Ann Berry & Suzann Knight, 2011. "The Earned Income Tax Credit and Rural Families: Differences Between Non-participants and Participants," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, Springer, vol. 32(3), pages 461-472, September.
    3. Ludwig, Jens & Duncan, Greg J. & Pinkston, Joshua C., 2005. "Housing mobility programs and economic self-sufficiency: Evidence from a randomized experiment," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 89(1), pages 131-156, January.
    4. Dahlia K. Remler & Jason E. Rachlin & Sherry A. Glied, 2001. "What can the take-up of other programs teach us about how to improve take-up of health insurance programs?," NBER Working Papers 8185, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. Michael Keen, 1997. "Peculiar institutions: A British perspective on tax policy in the United States," Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies, vol. 18(4), pages 371-400, November.
    6. Stacy Dickert-Conlin & Douglas Holtz-Eakin, 1999. "Helping the Working Poor: Employer- vs. Employee-Based Subsidies," Center for Policy Research Policy Briefs, Center for Policy Research, Maxwell School, Syracuse University 14, Center for Policy Research, Maxwell School, Syracuse University.
    7. Timothy M. Smeeding & Katherin Ross Phillips & Michael O'Connor, 1999. "The EITC: Expectation, Knowledge, Use, and Economic and Social Mobility," Center for Policy Research Working Papers, Center for Policy Research, Maxwell School, Syracuse University 13, Center for Policy Research, Maxwell School, Syracuse University.
    8. Maria Cancian & Arik Levinson, 2002. "Labor Supply and Participation Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit: Evidence form the National Survey of America's Families and Wisconsin's Supplemental Benefit for Families with Three Children," Working Papers, Georgetown University, Department of Economics gueconwpa~02-02-08, Georgetown University, Department of Economics.
    9. Hirasuna, Donald P. & Stinson, Thomas F., 2004. "Urban And Rural Differences In Utilization Of State Earned Income Tax Credit Programs: Minnesota'S Experience," Working Papers, Oregon State University, Rural Poverty Research Center (RPRC) 18912, Oregon State University, Rural Poverty Research Center (RPRC).
    10. S. Dickert-Conlin & S. Houser, . "EITC, AFDC, and the Female Headship Decision," Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty 1192-99, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty.
    11. S. Dickert & S. Houser & J. K. Scholz, . "Taxes and the poor: A microsimulation study of implicit and explicit taxes," Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty 1040-94, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty.
    12. R. H. Haveman & J. K. Scholz, . "The Clinton welfare reform plan: Will it end poverty as we know it," Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty 1037-94, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty.
    13. Stacy Dickert-Conlin & Douglas Holtz-Eakin, 1999. "Employee-Based versus Employer-Based Subsidies to Low-Wage Workers: A Public Finance Perspective," JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research 79, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research.
    14. Alm, James & Cherry, Todd L. & Jones, Michael & McKee, Michael, 2012. "Social programs as positive inducements for tax participation," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 84(1), pages 85-96.

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