Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Income and Welfare
Estimates effects of the EITC on total disposable income received by families. For two-thirds of EITC recipients in the phase-out range, the credit operates like a negative income tax and provides a disincentive to work.
Volume (Year): 48 (1995)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
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