Hilary Hoynes
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY. Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Haas Distinguished Chair in Economic Disparities. My research specializes in the study of poverty, inequality, food and nutrition programs, and the impacts of government tax and transfer programs on low income families.

The Success of the Earned Income Tax Credit

May 8, 2017

The Issue:

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a major anti-poverty program that benefits both children and adults. It is a program with wide bipartisan support since, by providing a tax credit to lower-income working families in a way that incentivizes work, it both promotes greater labor force participation ...
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