NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

When a Nudge Isn't Enough: Defaults and Saving Among Low-Income Tax Filers

Erin Todd Bronchetti, Thomas S. Dee, David B. Huffman, Ellen Magenheim

NBER Working Paper No. 16887
Issued in March 2011

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We are grateful to Joyce Lacy of the Delaware County Asset Development Coalition (DelcoAD); Phyllis Mason of the Montgomery County Community Asset Development Commission (CADCOM); student tax preparers from Swarthmore College, Bryn Mawr College, and Villanova University; and community volunteer tax preparers from Delaware and Montgomery counties. We thank Daniel Vail (‘11) for excellent research assistance and seminar participants at Swarthmore College, the University of Virginia, RAND, and the 2010 APPAM research conference for helpful comments. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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