Why the Earned Income Tax Credit? I have been studying social safety nets and cash transfers for ten years, and advised Venezuelan political parties in the development of a cash transfer program that we were unable to enact.

My skepticism of government programs is offset by a sincere belief in evidence-based policies and in-depth research that drove me into analyzing workfare programs.

The EITC is claimed as one of the most successful programs in the US and I am evaluating its impact and effectiveness, believing we can improve it and decrease poverty in America, increase mobility, and use its lessons to alleviate poverty in developing countries.

Read my Job Market Paper  Here

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