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Replication data for: Consumption Responses to Temporary Tax Incentives: Evidence from State Sales Tax Holidays

Version
V0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Agarwal, Sumit
  • Marwell, Nathan
  • McGranahan, Leslie
Publication Date
2017-11-01
Description
  • Abstract

    States offer sales tax holidays (STHs) temporarily exempting items like clothes, shoes, and school supplies from the state sales tax. Spending response to these temporary tax changes are investigated using two datasets: the Diary portion of the Consumer Expenditure Survey and a unique dataset of credit card transactions. Results based on a difference-in-differences methodology show that there are substantial increases in spending on covered goods during these holidays that are not offset by declines in spending before or after the holidays.
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  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/pol.20130429 (Text)
Publications
  • Agarwal, Sumit, Nathan Marwell, and Leslie McGranahan. “Consumption Responses to Temporary Tax Incentives: Evidence from State Sales Tax Holidays.” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 9, no. 4 (November 2017): 1–27. https://doi.org/10.1257/pol.20130429.
    • ID: 10.1257/pol.20130429 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-13

Agarwal, Sumit; Marwell, Nathan; McGranahan, Leslie (2017): Replication data for: Consumption Responses to Temporary Tax Incentives: Evidence from State Sales Tax Holidays. Version: V0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E114598