The Brookings Institute offers a proposal to expand those eligible for the EITC to include noncustodial parents, particularly young men. Because the employment rate and wages of single males has fallen in the past few decades, expanding the EITC would offer incentives to work more. This article highlights the strategy employed by New York City’s Mayor Bloomberg to expand New York’s state EITC. The Empire State will conduct research to explore how expanding the EITC impacts the lives of young men related to their levels of employment, rates of child support and even marriage rates. Check out the article here.