The earned income tax credit, mental health, and happiness

•OBRA90 EITC expansion→mental-health and subjective well-being (SWB) improvements.•Experiential, evaluative and eudemonic SWB ↑ more for married mothers MM than unmarried.•MM depression (exp) ↓ 15.7%, happiness (eval) ↑ 4.4% and self-esteem (eud) ↑ 10.1%.•Specification checks ↑ confidence that effec...

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Volume: 126
Main Author: Boyd-Swan, Casey
Herbst, Chris M
Ifcher, John
Zarghamee, Homa
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.06.2016
published in: Journal of economic behavior & organization Vol. 126; pp. 18 - 38
ORCID: 0000-0003-3869-5648
Data of publication: June 2016
ISSN: 0167-2681
EISSN: 1879-1751
Discipline: Business
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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