working paper
How Does the Earned Income Tax Credit Work? Exploring the Role of Commuting and Personal Transportation

This paper uses a simulated instrument approach leveraging metro-level variation in EITC exposure to compare labor-supply responses to policy changes between areas with varying levels of dependence on cars for commuting workers.

October 2023 · Owen F. Davis

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Employment and retirement among older workers during the Covid-19 pandemic

This paper explores patterns in employment and retirement among older workers during the pandemic, finding that the characteristics that best predicted excess retirement transitions were employment in high-contact occupations and part-time work schedules.

December 2021 · Owen F. Davis