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The New Jersey Graduated Work Incentive Experiment


  • David Kershaw
  • Felicity Skidmore


The experiment addressed the cost of a nationwide guaranteed annual income determined by the extent to which families would reduce their work effort in response to negative income tax payments.

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  • David Kershaw & Felicity Skidmore, "undated". "The New Jersey Graduated Work Incentive Experiment," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 3b39f7503d74457ea6e37a398, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:3b39f7503d74457ea6e37a3980762887

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    Negative Income Tax; National basic income; Graduated work incentive; Graduated tax;

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    • J - Labor and Demographic Economics
    • I - Health, Education, and Welfare

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