Authors:

  • Raj Chetty
  • Nathaniel Hendren

Excerpt

THE ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF TAX EXPENDITURES: EVIDENCE FROM SPATIAL VARIATION ACROSS THE U.S. Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, April 2013, Paper. "Enabling children to rise out of poverty is a primary goal of policies such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and other tax expenditures. We study whether tax expenditures are effective in achieving this goal by asking whether differences in tax expenditures across areas of the U.S. are correlated with the economic outcomes of children from poor families..." Link