The Earned Income Tax Credit has unambiguously provided a boost to the labor force participation of single mothers. However, for secondary earners in married-parent families and childless adults, the EITC has either had a marginally negative or zero impact on workforce participation. These findings in the literature are largely unsurprising because of the way the credit is structured. In…

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