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Elena Ramirez

Research Associate II

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Elena Ramirez is a research associate at the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. Using the center’s microsimulation model, she estimates the revenue and distributional effects of federal and state tax policy proposals. Her research focus lies on the interaction between the tax system and poverty alleviation, researching tax credits for low-income families, such as the earned income tax credit and the child tax credit.