Tax Credits, Labor Supply, and Child Care

We explore the impact of the child care tax credit in the U.S. income tax system on the labor supply decisions of married women with young children by incorporating the cost of child care into a structural labor supply model. Using data from the 1986 NLSY, we find that government subsidies to child...

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Volume: 79
Main Author: Susan L. Averett
H. Elizabeth Peters
Donald M. Waldman
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: CAMBRIDGE MIT Press 01.02.1997
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published in: The review of economics and statistics Vol. 79; no. 1; pp. 125 - 135
Data of publication: 19970201
ISSN: 0034-6535
1530-9142
1530-9142
EISSN: 1530-9142
Discipline: Economics
Statistics
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