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Social Security Disability Benefits: Finding Alternatives to Benefit Receipt

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

  1. Content type: Original article

    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...

    Authors: Jody Schimmel Hyde, Todd Honeycutt and David Stapleton

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:15

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    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...

    Authors: Gina Livermore, David Wittenburg and David Neumark

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:14

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  3. Content type: Original article

    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 ...

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

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:13

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    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...

    Authors: Michele Campolieti, Morley KL Gunderson and Jeffrey A Smith

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:10

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    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...

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

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:7

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  6. Content type: Original article

    This paper presents results from an impact analysis of the Ticket to Work (TTW) program, as implemented by the Social Security Administration (SSA) from 2002 through 2007. For new, young Social Security Disabi...

    Authors: David Stapleton, Arif Mamun and Jeremy Page

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:6

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  7. Content type: Original article

    Unsustainable growth in program costs and beneficiaries, together with a growing recognition that even people with severe impairments can work, led to fundamental disability policy reforms in the Netherlands, ...

    Authors: Richard V Burkhauser, Mary C Daly, Duncan McVicar and Roger Wilkins

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:4

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  8. Content type: Original article

    Disability Insurance waiting time varies from a few months to several years. We estimate the causal effect of longer waiting times on the use of five financial coping strategies. We find that SNAP benefits are...

    Authors: Norma B Coe, Stephan Lindner, Kendrew Wong and April Yanyuan Wu

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:1

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