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Singleton study on earnings of the Social Security Disability Insurance program published in EL

Jul 31, 2012

Perry Singleton

Perry Singleton


This 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.
Center for Policy Research
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