Download this article
- 3,427 article downloads
- 6,691 complete issue downloads
- Total: 10,118
In the September issue Dr. Hilary Hoynes replies to my paper “The EITC Disincentive: The Effect on Hours Worked of the Phase-out of the Earned Income Tax Credit.” She criticizes my remarks about a figure in Eissa and Hoynes 2005, my downplaying the income effect and my not including a control variable in my own investigation. I reply to the substantial criticisms.
This article is a response to The EITC Disincentive: A Reply to Paul Trampe by Hilary Hoynes (EJW, September 2007).