The goal of the project is to provide new empirical results regarding the role of the income effect in making decisions about the labor supply. The introduction of a child benefit in Poland (Family 500+ program) makes it possible to identify the income effect due to the unique design of the program: unconditional allowance for the second and each subsequent child in the family and the allowance for the first child in the family depending on the income level. The research results will be relevant not only in the context of planning effective family policy, but also in the context of discussions on introducing broad social transfers such as unconditional basic income.
We will examine:
This project has received funding from the National Science Centre, Poland.
(PRELUDIUM 16; agreement no. UMO-2018/31/N/HS4/00887).