University of Wisconsin–Madison

Tax Policy for Low-Income Americans – Agenda

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A conference organized by the Poverty and Tax Policy Network
of the Collaborative of Poverty Centers
Location: Zoom
August 27, 2021
1:00 – 4:05 pm Eastern/12:00 – 3:05 pm Central

Friday August 27
1:00pm Welcome and Introductions
Bradley Hardy, Georgetown University
James P. Ziliak, University of Kentucky
Katherine Magnuson, IRP Director, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Session I: New Research on the EITC
Moderator: Robert Moffitt, Johns Hopkins University
1:15pm Long-Run Effects of Incentivizing Work After Childbirth | Presentation Slides
Elira Kuka, George Washington University, and Na’ama Shenhav, Dartmouth University
1:35pm The EITC and Maternal Time Use | Presentation Slides
Jacob Bastian, Rutgers University, and Lance Lochner, University of Western Ontario
1:55pm Tots and Teens: How Does Child’s Age Influence Maternal Labor Supply and Child Care  Response to the Earned Income Tax Credit? | Presentation Slides
Katherine Michelmore and Natasha Pilkauskas, University of Michigan
2:15pm Discussants: Hilary Hoynes, University of California, Berkeley [Presentations Slides] and Randy Akee, University of California, Los Angeles
2:35pm Open Discussion
2:55pm Break
Session II: Federal Tax Policy Innovations for Low-Income Families
Moderator: Diane Schanzenbach, Northwestern University
3:05pm Panel Discussion on the Design and Efficacy of Universal (Child) Credits and Benefits
Panelists: Len Burman, Syracuse University [Presentations Slides], Timothy Smeeding, University of Wisconsin–Madison [Presentations Slides], Melissa Kearney, University of Maryland, and Nada Eissa, Georgetown University
4:05pm Adjourn
James P. Ziliak, University of Kentucky