How Policy Variables Influence the Timing of Applications for Social Security Disability Insurance

Richard V. Burkhauser, J. S. Butler, Robert R. Weathers

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Abstract

The onset of a work-limiting health condition may lead workers to reevaluate their lifetime work path. This article analyzes the impact of policy variables - employer accomodations, state Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) acceptance rates, and DI benefits - on the timing of DI applications for such workers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)52-83
Number of pages32
JournalSocial Security Bulletin
Volume64
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Public Administration

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