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The article which has written by Nada Eissa and Hilary Williamson

This is the summary of the article which has written by Nada Eissa and Hilary Williamson Hoynes under the name of Taxes and the labor market participation of married couples the earned income tax credit published in 2004 in the Journal of Public Economics This research was looking for finding the response of the labor supply of married couples to expansions of the earned income tax credit EITC Most of the studies before our aforementioned research have examined the impact of EITC on workforce participation of single parents Dickert et al 1995 Eissa Liebman 1996 Meyer Rosenbaum 2000 2001 Keane Moffitt 1998 Ellwood 2000 Hotz et al 2002 Grogger 2003 Hotz Scholz 2003 or married couples Heckman 1992 Triest 1992 although Dickert et al 1995 Ellwood 2000 examined the impact on married couples with children by comparing the eligible and ineligible groups However Eissa Hoynes extended their analysis by parameterizing the effect of the EITC on after tax wages and unearned income The public assistance system of US has been changed to more focus on working families and be dependence on tax system to transfer the money to lower income families 

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