Disability Insurance Benefits and Labor Supply: Some Additional Evidence
This article examines the effects of a change in the Canada/Quebec Pension Plan (C/QPP) disability benefits on the labor supply of older Canadian workers. I obtain my estimates by exploiting a large increase in benefits that only occurred in the QPP program, which only operates in Quebec, while benefits in the CPP program, which operates in the rest of Canada, were unaffected. Unlike the existing estimates from the United States, as well as earlier Canadian obtained by Gruber, I find that disability benefits are not associated with a large increase in the nonparticipation of older men.
If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ucp:jlabec:v:22:y:2004:i:4:p:863-890. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Journals Division)
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.