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Social Security Disability Insurance: Time For Fundamental Change


  • Richard V. Burkhauser
  • Mary C. Daly


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  • Richard V. Burkhauser & Mary C. Daly, 2012. "Social Security Disability Insurance: Time For Fundamental Change," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 31(2), pages 454-461, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:wly:jpamgt:v:31:y:2012:i:2:p:454-461

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