Last edited by Visida
Monday, July 27, 2020 | History

4 edition of The impact of earnings disregards on the behavior of low income families found in the catalog.

The impact of earnings disregards on the behavior of low income families

Jordan D. Matsudaira

The impact of earnings disregards on the behavior of low income families

by Jordan D. Matsudaira

  • 332 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJordan D. Matsudaira, Rebecca M. Blank.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 14038, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 14038.
ContributionsBlank, Rebecca M., National Bureau of Economic Research.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17088050M
LC Control Number2008610868

We estimate the impact of changes in family income (resulting from the EITC expansions) on child cognitive achievement. Our estimation strategy is based on the fact that low- to middle-income families benefitted substantially from expansions of the EITC in the lates and mids while higher-income families did not.   ability to cope. Parents in low-income areas tend to have low levels of social support, and lone and ethnic minority mothers in such areas are also least likely to access formal services. • Benefits system: The benefits system is often a significant source of confusion and stress for families, including those affected by disability.

The Earned Income Tax Credit • Refundable tax credit for working, low-income taxpayers with children (single and married) • Much smaller credit for childless families • No credit if no family earnings • EITC acts to supplement earnings. 31 Tax credits directly offset taxes; refundable means that a payment is made if taxes are zero.   One reason for this outcome surely is that, as shown above, most low-income families do not face high marginal tax rates. There are a number of other reasons why marginal tax rates have little overall impact on behavior, even among those who face high marginal rates. Workers frequently have little control over their work hours.

  Efforts to improve the economic prospects of children from low-income families have often focused on the educational system, but often with disappointing results (Jacob & Ludwig, ). The author of numerous books and articles, Dr. Blank has researched extensively the interactions of the macro economy, government social policy programs, and the behavior and well-being of families.


Share this book
You might also like
Problems of determining causes of specific accidents

Problems of determining causes of specific accidents

Sexuality and Cancer

Sexuality and Cancer

Dancing freely free, for once

Dancing freely free, for once

The study of medical sciences

The study of medical sciences

Geostatistical analysis

Geostatistical analysis

Consumer Choice Guide to Restaurants in Ireland

Consumer Choice Guide to Restaurants in Ireland

Through the Chinese revolution ...

Through the Chinese revolution ...

The famous history of the life and death of Captain Thomas Stukeley, with the marriage of Alderman Curteis daughter, and valiant ending of his life at the battle of Alcazar

The famous history of the life and death of Captain Thomas Stukeley, with the marriage of Alderman Curteis daughter, and valiant ending of his life at the battle of Alcazar

Annual report and accounts.

Annual report and accounts.

Poems from the desert

Poems from the desert

Kent County water study

Kent County water study

Sisters in affliction

Sisters in affliction

The impact of earnings disregards on the behavior of low income families by Jordan D. Matsudaira Download PDF EPUB FB2

The increase in earnings disregards effectively reduces the implicit tax rate imposed on earnings, which according to economic theory should induce greater labor supply among low-wage workers. This paper investigates the impact of changes in earnings disregards for welfare assistance received by single mothers following welfare reform in Some states adopted much higher earnings disregards (women could work full‐time and still receive substantial welfare benefits), while other states did by: The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low Income Families Jordan D.

Matsudaira, Rebecca M. Blank. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in May NBER Program(s):Labor Studies, Public Economics This paper investigates the impact of changes in earnings disregards for welfare assistance received by single mothers following welfare reform in Cited by: The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low Income Families (Blank and Matsudaira, ) investigates the effects of earnings disregards on labor supply and income.

Are We Helping. Matsudaira, Jordan D. and Blank, Rebecca M., The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low Income Families (May ). NBER Working Paper No.

wCited by: The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low Income Families This paper investigates the impact of changes in earnings disregards for welfare assistance received by single mothers following welfare reform in The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low.

Downloadable. This paper investigates the impact of changes in earnings disregards for welfare assistance received by single mothers following welfare reform in Some states adopted much higher earnings disregards (women could work full time and still receive welfare), while other states did not.

We explore the effect of these changes on women's labor supply and income using several data. The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low‐Income Families.

Jordan D. Matsudaira. Search for more papers by this author. Rebecca M. Blank. Search for more papers by this author. Jordan D. Matsudaira. Search for more papers by this author. Rebecca M. Blank. The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low Income Families () Cached. Download Links [] [] Save to List; Add to Collection; Correct Errors; Monitor Changes; by Jordan D.

Matsudaira, Rebecca M. Blank, Emily Beam, Cody Rockey, Tori Finkle, Ari Kushner, Jordan D. Matsudaira, Rebecca M. Blank. The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low Income Families Jordan D.

Matsudaira and Rebecca M. Blank NBER Working Paper No. May JEL No. H53,I38,J22 ABSTRACT This paper investigates the impact of changes in earnings disregards for welfare assistance received by single mothers following welfare reform in The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low Income Families By Jordan D.

Matsudaira and Rebecca M. BlankEmily Beam, Cody Rockey, Tori Finkle, Ari Kushner, Jordan D. Matsudaira and Rebecca M.

Blank and Rebecca M. Blank. money income of not more than $2, in dollars.” 1 In purchasing power this is the same as the $2, in that a congressional subcommittee on low-income families adopted as a minimum income figure for study purposes in * Division of Program Research, Office of the Commis- sioner.

The income gap Employees without a high school diploma earn an average of $23, year, which deeply affects their ability to break the cycle of poverty. It’s estimated that when our system fails to support a student through graduation, the cost to society is $, in lost earnings.

Matsudaira, J. D., & Blank, R. The impact of earnings disregards on the behavior of low‐income families. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 33(1. The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low-Income Families.

This paper investigates the impact of changes in earnings disregards for welfare assistance received by single mothers following welfare reform in Some states adopted much higher earnings disregards (women could work full-time and still receive substantial welfare.

When we ask what would happen to the annual earnings of low-income households if all of the workers in these families earned at least $9 an hour, as. “The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior and Income of Low Income Families,” with Rebecca Blank.

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 33 (1), “Monopsony in Health Labor Markets Theory, prima facie Plausibility, and Evidence.” In Tony Culyer, editor. On Febru W. Bradford Wilcox testified before the Subcommittee on Human Resources, part of the House Committee on Ways and Means, about how the retreat from marriage contributes to the challenges low-income families face in today’s economy.

This is. The impact of trauma can be mitigated by a care delivery and support system that is trauma-informed, prevention oriented, and focused around improving mental health functioning. learn about innovative programs and the latest research around effective strategies to successfully support TANF and low-income families on a path to self.

Food insecurity [1] is yet another common barrier affecting families living in low-income contexts (Kirkpatrick & Tarasuk, ), who often lack access to fresh, nutritious foods.

Low-income communities are frequently characterized by limited access to affordable nutritious food and are referred to as ‘food deserts’ (Toronto Foundation, ).impact of financial education on credit behavior is relatively untested.

This article summarizes a randomized field study that evaluates a highly targeted mandatory financial educa-tion curriculum for very low-income clients in a housing voucher program. Prior research Several studies have documented the .which stated that a vast number of families with low income do not engage in budgeting.

International Open Journal of Economics Vol. 1, No. 5, NovemberPP: 42 –