Fiscal Policy

Earned Income Tax Credit

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan listens as members of the Republican leadership speak to reporters after U.S. President Barack Obama met with the House Republican Conference at the White House in Washington (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque).

Blog Post | Long Memos

Are Obama and Ryan Proposals for an EITC Expansion Pro- or Anti- Mobility?

August 1, 2014, Richard V. Reeves and Joanna Venator

In August's Long Memo, Richard Reeves and Joanna Venator discuss the similarities and differences in the Earned Income Tax Credit expansions proposed by President Obama and Representative Ryan and the implications of these differences for social mobility.

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