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July 31, 2020

State Earned Income Tax Credit policies and intimate partner homicide in the USA, 1990–2016

Evans Authors: Heather D. Hill

Moe, C. A., Adhia, A., Mooney, S. J., Hill, H. D., Rivara, F. P., & Rowhani-Rahbar, A. (2020). Injury Prevention.

Economic insecurity is a risk factor for intimate partner homicide (IPH). The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is the largest cash transfer programme to low-income working families in the USA. We hypothesised that EITCs could provide financial means for potential IPH victims to exit abusive relationships and establish self-sufficiency. We found no statistically significant association…

State earned income tax credits and general health indicators: A quasi-experimental national study 1993-2016

Evans Authors: Heather D. Hill

With Morgan, E. R., Hill, H. D., Mooney, S., Rivara, F.P., & Rowhani-Rahbar, A. (2020). Health Services Research.

Earned Income Tax Credit is known to promote employment and is largest anti-poverty program for working-age Americans. This study seeks to assess the relationship between the presence and generosity of state-level Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) and multiple self-reported measures of general health.

May 15, 2018

Minimum Wage Increases, Wages, and Low-Wage Employment: Evidence from Seattle

Evans Authors: Jacob L. Vigdor

Jardim, E., Long, M. C., Plotnick, R., van Inwegen, E. Vigdor, J., & Wething, H. (2018). American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

This paper evaluates the wage, employment, and hours effects of the first and second phase-in of the Seattle Minimum Wage Ordinance, which raised the minimum wage from $9.47 to as…

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