Trends in the Level and Distribution of Income Support
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This paper was prepared for the “Tax Policy in the Economy” meeting in Washington, D.C., September 24, 2009, sponsored by the NBER. We particularly thank Hsueh-Hsiang (Cher) Li for truly outstanding assistance. We are also grateful to Jeff Brown, Ben Cowan, Mark Duggan, Jon Gruber, Bob Plotnick, Chad X. Ruppel, and participants at the September 24 meeting for providing helpful advice. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.