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Table 6 The simulated effects of EITC on worked hours and disposable income of married/cohabiting with children

From: Women’s and men’s responses to in-work benefits: the influence of children

  Without EITC Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4
Women      
 Weekly worked hours 28.542 28.684 28.725 28.765 28.805
 Work hours (%Δ)   0.498 0.641 0.781 0.921
 Disposable income (%Δ)   4.514 5.785 6.991 8.205
Men      
 Weekly worked hours 37.359 37.455 37.481 37.507 37.533
 Work hours (%Δ)   0.257 0.327 0.396 0.466
 Disposable income (%Δ)   4.004 5.113 6.118 7.239
  1. Note: The change in disposable income is based only on information from those who worked in 2007