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Work Incentive Simplification Pilot (WISP): Recommendations of the Technical Advisory Panel Regarding the Evaluation Design

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  • David Wittenburg
  • David R. Mann
  • David C. Stapleton

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Still in its early design stages, the Work Incentive Simplification Pilot is a Social Security Administration demonstration to test major simplifications to the Social Security Disability Insurance work incentives. This report presents recommendations from a technical advisory panel, convened by Mathematica and representing the academic, nonprofit, and governmental fields, to provide input on evaluation design options.

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Paper provided by Mathematica Policy Research in its series Mathematica Policy Research Reports with number 7471.

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Length: 155
Date of creation: 25 Apr 2012
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Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:7471

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Keywords: WISP; Work Incentive Simplification Pilot; Evaluation Design; Disabilty;

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