New research by David Neumark and Peter Shirley of the University of California, Irvine, shows that the effects are not just short-term, either. The EITC does not just boost earnings and reduce poverty rates when it is received, but improves the lifetime earnings trajectories of unmarried women with kids.

For the full story, please visit https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2018/01/eitc-getting-people-to-work/549416/.

 

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