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Earned Income Tax Credit

Earned Income Tax Credit .In recent policy discussions in the Netherlands, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) has been put forward as an instrument to reduce the unemployment rate among low-skilled workers. This article discusses the economic impact of different forms of the EITC. The analysis reveals that moderately targeting the EITC to the unskilled makes the instrument more effective in reducing unemployment. "An Earned Income Tax Credit in the Netherlands: Simulations with the MIMIC model" by Floor van Oers, Ruud de Mooij, Johan Graafland and Jan Boone of the CPB - Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis.


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