IRP Negative Income Tax Archive

Information Sources for Income Maintenance Experiments

Listed below are information sources on the four income maintenance experiments conducted in the United States between 1968 and 1978. Where available, links are included both to external sources, and to current holdings of the IRP Archival Collection. The experiments, which were also referred to as negative income tax experiments, were conducted in New Jersey, Rural Iowa and North Carolina, Gary, Indiana, and Seattle and Denver.

New Jersey Income Maintenance Experiment

 

During 1968-1972, the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) and Mathematica Policy Research (MPR) conducted the New Jersey Income Maintenance Experiment in Trenton, Paterson, Passaic, and Jersey City, New Jersey, and Scranton, Pennsylvania, under a contract with the Office of Economic Opportunity, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

 

Data

 

Reports

  • "Summary report: New Jersey graduated work incentive experiment." Institute for Research on Poverty and Mathematica. 1973. (IRP NIT collection #67; UW-Madison Library call no.: HC107 N53 W55)
  • "Final report of the New Jersey graduated work incentive experiment." Institute for Research on Poverty and Mathematica. 1974. (UW-Madison Library call no.: HV98 N5 W5)

Publications

 

Administrative records

Rural Income Maintenance Experiment (RIME)

 

During 1970-1972, the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) conducted the Rural Income Maintenance Experiment in Duplin County, North Carolina, and Pocahontas and Calhoun counties, Iowa , under a contract with the Office of Economic Opportunity.

 

Reports

  • "Summary report: The rural income maintenance experiment." IRP. 1976. (IRP)
  • "Rural income maintenance experiment final report." (IRP: Only a list of contents available)

Publications

 

Administrative records

Gary Income Maintenance Experiment (GIME)

 

During 1971-1974, Indiana University and Mathematica Policy Research (MPR) conducted the Gary Income Maintenance Experiment in Gary, Indiana, under a contract with the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.

 

Data

 

Reports

  • "The Gary income maintenance experiment: Summary of initial findings." Kehrer, Kenneth C. 1977. (IRP NIT Colletion #62)
  • "The Gary income maintenance experiment: Design, administration, and data files." Kehrer, Kenneth C., Bruml, Elise K., Burtless, Gary T., and Richardson, David N. 1977. (IRP NIT Collection #60)
  • "The Gary income maintenance experiment: Initial findings report." Volume 2. Initial labor supply findings. Kehrer, Kenneth C. and Moffitt, Robert A. 1977. (IRP NIT Collection #65)

Publications

Seattle-Denver Income Maintenance Experiment (SIME/DIME)

 

During 1970-1976, Stanford Research Institute (SRI) and Mathematica Policy Research (MPR) conducted the Seattle-Denver Income Maintenance Experiment in Seattle, Washington, (1970-76) and Denver, Colorado, (1971-76), under a contract with the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.

 

Data

  Reports
  • "The Seattle-Denver income maintenance experiment: midexperimental labor supply results and a generalization to the national population: summary report." Setzer, Florence, Kasten, Richard, and Betson, David. 1978. (IRP NIT Collection #54)
  • "Final report of the Seattle-Denver income maintenance experiment." Christophersen, Gray. 1983. (UW-Madison Library call no.:HC110 I5 F56 1983)

Publications

 

Last update: November 16, 2011