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A Revolution in Poverty Policy The Earned Income Tax Credit and the Well-Being of American Families

@inproceedings{Hoynes2014ARI,
  title={A Revolution in Poverty Policy The Earned Income Tax Credit and the Well-Being of American Families},
  author={H. Hoynes},
  year={2014}
}
  • H. Hoynes
  • Published 2014
  • United States has been fundamentally transformed. The 1996 welfare reform led to a dramatic reduction in the amount of state cash assistance and to the elimination of the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program. At the same time, the amount of cash assistance given through the U.S. tax system increased substantially with the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). A Revolution in Poverty Policy 

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