Elira Kuka

Elira Kuka is a PhD candidate in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Davis. Her research interests lie in public economics and public finance. 

More specifically, her previous work has focused on analyzing different aspects of the earned income tax credit, such as program noncompliance and program cyclicality. Currently, she is focused on understanding the benefits of the Unemployment Insurance program and the optimal level of program generosity.