This paper looks at if parents responded to changed work incentives resulting from increasing the abatement threshold for Working for Families as part of the Families Package.
We found no evidence parents responded to this particular change in financial incentives.
Lynn Riggs, Hyslop, D, Maré, D. 2022. “Estimating the impact of the Families Package changes in financial incentives". Motu Working Paper 22-06. Motu Economic and Public Policy Research. Wellington, New Zealand.