The effects of EITC payment expansion on maternal smoking

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is the largest anti-poverty program in the U.S. In 1993, the EITC benefit levels were changed significantly based on the number of children in the family such that families with two or more children experienced an exogenous expansion in their incomes. Using data f...

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Volume: 6680
Main Author: Averett, Susan L
Wang, Yang
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2012
published in: Discussion Paper series, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit Vol. 6680
Data of publication: 2012
Subjects:
USA
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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