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Social Security Disability Benefits: Finding Alternatives to Benefit Receipt

Dr Gina Livermore, Prof. David Neumark, Dr David Wittenburg

  1. Original article

    The relationship between timely delivery of vocational rehabilitation services and subsequent federal disability benefit application and receipt

    Federal/state vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies offer services to individuals with disabilities that may help them remain in the labor force and avoid entering Social Security Administration (SSA) disabi...

    Jody Schimmel Hyde, Todd Honeycutt and David Stapleton

    IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:15

    Published on: 11 July 2014

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    Finding alternatives to disability benefit receipt

    This introduction offers a context for the articles in this thematic series by providing an overview of the programs that provide cash and in-kind supports to people with disabilities in the United States, sum...

    Gina Livermore, David Wittenburg and David Neumark

    IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:14

    Published on: 7 July 2014

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    Dedication to David Dean

    This special volume is dedicated to David H. Dean who passed away on August 11th, 2013. This dedication describes David’s impact on the academic research on disability and, most notably, the vital interaction ...

    Joseph M Ashley, John V Pepper, Kirsten L Rowe, Robert M Schmidt and Steven Stern

    IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:13

    Published on: 3 July 2014

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    Reconciling findings on the employment effect of disability insurance

    Over the last 25 years, the Social Security Disability Insurance Program (DI) has grown dramatically. During the same period, employment rates for men with work limitations showed substantial declines in both ...

    John Bound, Stephan Lindner and Timothy Waidmann

    IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:11

    Published on: 5 June 2014

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    The effect of vocational rehabilitation on the employment outcomes of disability insurance beneficiaries: new evidence from Canada

    We estimate the effects of the vocational rehabilitation (VR) program run by the Canada Pension Plan Disability Program using administrative data. Identification relies on “selection on observed variables” plu...

    Michele Campolieti, Morley KL Gunderson and Jeffrey A Smith

    IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:10

    Published on: 21 May 2014

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    State vocational rehabilitation programs and federal disability insurance: an analysis of Virginia’s vocational rehabilitation program

    We examine the association between the receipt of vocational rehabilitation (VR) services and Federal Disability Insurance using a unique panel data source on persons who applied for assistance from Virginia’s...

    David Dean, John V Pepper, Robert M Schmidt and Steven Stern

    IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:7

    Published on: 8 April 2014