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The Earned Income Tax Credit


  • Saul D. Hoffman

    (University of Delaware)

  • Laurence S. Seidman

    (University of Delaware)


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

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  • Saul D. Hoffman & Laurence S. Seidman, 1990. "The Earned Income Tax Credit," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number eitc, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:eitc Note: PDF is the book's first chapter

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    earned income tax credit; eitc; tax credit; low-wage workers; income support;

    JEL classification:

    • H24 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Personal Income and Other Nonbusiness Taxes and Subsidies
    • I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs


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