Policies to reduce child poverty: Child allowances vs. tax exemptions for children

This paper discusses the regressive nature of tax exemptions for children compared to child allowances and estimates the decline in child poverty in several developed countries due to child allowances. The paper then estimates the decline in child poverty in the US due to tax exemptions for children...

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Volume: 558
Main Author: Pressman, Steven
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) 2011
published in: LIS Working Paper Series Vol. 558
Data of publication: 2011
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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