Nudges and Learning: Evidence from Informational Interventions for Low-Income Taxpayers

Can one-time informational interventions cause permanent changes in benefit take-up? In the context the Earned Income Tax Credit, we find evidence that reminding individuals of their eligibility has meaningful effects. Reminder notices have the largest effect among taxpayers without kids, persuading...

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Main Author: Turner, Nicholas
Manoli, Dayanand S
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: National Bureau of Economic Research 01.11.2014
Data of publication: 20141101
Series: NBER Working Paper Series
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Database: NBER Working Papers
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