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Income maintenance and labor supply edited by Glen G. Cain and Harold W. Watts.

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Published by Academic Press in London .
Written in English

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SeriesMonograph series
ContributionsCain, Glen George., Watts, Harold W.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 373p. ;
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14938331M
ISBN 10012154950X

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Format Book Published New York: Academic Press, cLanguage English Series Institute for Research on Poverty Monograph Series University of Wisconsin — Madison Institute for Research on Poverty Monograph Series. - The backward bending labor supply curve is the result of the income and substitution effects of a wage change. LOOK IN BOOK. 2. Indicate in each of the following instances whether specified events would cause a worker to want to work more or fewer hours: - There are a variety of income maintenance programs such as food stamps. Basic income and negative income tax, which is a related welfare system, has been debated in the United States since the s, and to a smaller extent also before the s and s a number of experiments with negative income tax were conducted in United States and Canada. In the s another and somewhat related welfare system was introduced instead, the Earned Income Tax Credit. Female Labor Supply: Theory and Estimation. Course Book ed. Princeton University Press, JAMES P. SMITH THE RAND CORPORATION In the last decade, research on female labor supply has expanded at a rate which even exceeds the remarkable rate of growth of the female Income Maintenance Plan produced a number of small-scale negativeCited by:

Measuring the Benefits of Income Maintenance Programs Measuring the Benefits of Income Maintenance Programs since the payment, P, reflects a labor supply reduction due to both income and substitution effects of the program, this payment would tend to overestimate the value of the program to the woman. On the other hand, if one. Sep 01,  · In this article, the results are presented of the estimation of a variant of Leuthold's model of labour supply of married couples in the Netherlands. Both in the case of husbands and in the case of wives the labour supply curve proves to be forward bending. The income effects are negative, but significantly different from zero only in the case of wives. The theorem that the substitution effect Cited by: A. Sandmo, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, This article discusses the structure and economic effects of income taxes. It provides a survey of various types of income tax with respect to the tax base and the degree of progression. It then turns to an analysis of the effects of income taxes on economic behavior, particularly as regards labor supply. labor force participation are based on responses to an almost identical battery of questions in the two surveys.3 We therefore believe that comparisons of U.S. and Canadian labor market data reflect behavioral differences between the two countries, rather than differences in the definitions of .

He co-authored the book Myth and Measurement: The New Economics of the Minimum Wage, and co-edited The Handbook of Labor Economics (), Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms (); and Small Differences that Matter: Labor Markets and Income Maintenance in Canada and the United States (). Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems. Excludes "Millwrights" (), "Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines" (), and "Maintenance Workers, Machinery" (). A policy called negative income tax has been implemented for a certain bracket of low incomes in Israel, but it deviates considerably from the more comprehensive model usually favored by advocates. Experiments. From to , the US and Canadian governments conducted a total of five negative income tax experiments. The primary purpose of the experiment was to address the concerns of labor-supply theorists. These labor economists worried that providing the working poor with a basic income guarantee if they quit work, and then reducing that guarantee at a fairly steep rate as income from work increased would damage work incentives and ultimately swell NIT.