Tax Policy Toward Low-Income Families
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We are very grateful to staff at the Tax Policy Center, and particularly Elaine Maag for providing us with simulations of the Urban Brookings Tax Policy Center Microsimulation model. We thank Claire Montialoux, Audrey Tiew and Darian Woods for excellent research assistance. Portions of this paper draw heavily on Nichols and Rothstein (2015) and Hoynes and Patel (2015). We are grateful for helpful comments to Alan Auerbach, Louis Kaplow, Jim Hines, Len Berman, Diane Schanzenbach, Bob Greenstein, Chye-Ching Huang, and participants in the “Economics of Tax Policy” conference held in Washington, DC on December 3-4, 2015. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.