COMMITTEE on WAYS and MEANS

Chairman Dave Camp

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*New Time* Davis and Tiberi Announce Hearing on How Welfare and Tax Benefits Can Discourage Work

Jun 27, 2012

*New Time*
The hearing will take place on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, in 1100 Longworth House Office Building immediately following the full committee markup that begins at 10:00 AM.


Focus of the Hearing:

This hearing will focus on the interaction of various welfare and tax credit programs and how concurrent receipt of benefits from those programs can create perverse incentives that discourage work and higher earnings.

Hearing Advisory:
Davis and Tiberi Announce Hearing on How Welfare and Tax Benefits Can Discourage Work

Witness List:

Panel 1:

The Right Honourable Iain Duncan Smith
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, United Kingdom
Testimony

Panel 2:

Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI)
Testimony

Panel 3:

Dr. Clifford Thies, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics and Finance, Shenandoah University
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Dr. Eugene Steuerle, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow, The Urban Institute
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Dr. Jared Bernstein, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Dr. Ike Brannon, Ph.D.
Director of Economic Policy and Congressional Relations, American Action Forum
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)


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