Disability, Health and Retirement in the United Kingdom
In: Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Historical Trends in Mortality and Health, Employment, and Disability Insurance Participation and Reforms
AbstractThis paper examines changes in health and disability related transfers in the UK over the last thirty years, and describes how they are related to changes in labour force participation. The objective is to present a comprehensive description of the reforms to the institutional setting, along with available time series coming from administrative data on benefit receipt, cross-section or panel data on self-reported health and their interactions with labour force status. By providing systematic evidence on institutions and data, we hope to help future research providing a fuller picture of the trends over this period. We also present evidence on the impact of two large reforms to disability benefits in the UK.
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- James Banks & Richard Blundell & Antoine Bozio & Carl Emmerson, 2011. "Disability, health and retirement in the United Kingdom," IFS Working Papers W11/12, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
- James Banks & Richard Blundell & Antoine Bozio & Carl Emmerson, 2011. "Disability, Health and Retirement in the United Kingdom," NBER Working Papers 17049, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
- H55 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Social Security and Public Pensions
- I1 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health
- I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
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