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Journal Article

California’s new EITC provides an opportunity to consider whether
or not the design characteristics of the federal EITC, which most
states have simply replicated, should be reconsidered—either by
states acting on their own or perhaps by the federal government itself

September 14, 2017
Kim S. RuebenFrank SammartinoKirk J. Stark
Research report

More than two years after the official end of the Great Recession, state governments still face significant budget deficits. The consensus solution to this problem is for states to save money during boom times (via budget stabilization or rainy day funds) and to draw on those savings during...

January 17, 2012
Brian GalleKirk J. Stark