Earnings of rejected applicants to the Social Security Disability Insurance program
AbstractThis study bounds the potential earnings of accepted disability applicants by the post-application earnings of rejected applicants. Compositional differences between the two groups are addressed using a reweighting estimator. As shown, the bound on earnings is similar regardless of weighting.
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Volume (Year): 116 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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Social Security; Disability Insurance; Health; Earnings; Reweighting estimator;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- J20 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - General
- H55 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Social Security and Public Pensions
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