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John Bound

Bound says disabled shouldn't be blamed for inability to work, need for DI benefits

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Disabled, but Looking for Work" - New York Times. 04/06/2011.

This piece looks at a new program to help steer disabled workers back into jobs, in part to cut rolls of those who receive disabled worker benefits. John Bound comments on the inability of many DI beneficiaries to return to work and the need to avoid blaming the disabled for federal fiscal problems.

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