The Importance of the EITC to Urban Economies

This is a speech given by Alan Berube of the Brookings Institution to Congressional staff on the benefits of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to urban economies. In this resource, Mr. Berube defines ways that members can maximize the EITC benefit to support low-income families. As well as providing significant benefits to families in cities and suburbs, the EITC has been proven to stimulate local economic activity.

Record Type: 
Publication Date: 
July, 2007
July 2007
Partner Resources
OFA Initiatives: 
Urban Partnerships
Geographic Area: 
  • Asset Building
    • Earned Income Tax Credit
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