Ethan Messeri, a sophomore majoring in Economics and minoring in statistics released the article “Overview of the Expanded Child Tax Credit and Where It’s Headed” for Michigan Journal of Economics.
Ethan is interested in pursuing a career in public policy and will be interning at the New York Federal Reserve this summer.
The article discusses the benefits of the expanded child tax credit such as the reduction in child poverty leading to increased future health, educational, and employment outcomes and the costs both to the budget and potential employment effects. The article also discusses the potential effects of adding work requirements to receive the Child Tax Credit.
The Michigan Journal of Economics (MJE) is a student-run newspaper at the University of Michigan inside of the Michigan Department of Economics. Click the link here for the MJE website.