Home > Publications . Search All . Browse All . Country . Browse PSC Pubs . PSC Report Series

PSC In The News

RSS Feed icon

Miller et al. find benefits of Medicaid for pregnant mothers in 1980s carry over two generations

Starr's findings account for some of the 19% black-white gap in federal sentencing

Frey says suburbs are aging, cities draw millennials

More News

Highlights

Bailey et al. find higher income among children whose parents had access to federal family planning programs in the 1960s and 70s

U-M's campus climate survey results discussed in CHE story

U-M honors James Jackson's groundbreaking work on how race impacts the health of black Americans

U-M is the only public and non-coastal university on Forbes' top-10 list for billionaire production

More Highlights

Next Brown Bag

Mon, Jan 22, 2018, noon: Narayan Sastry

John Bound photo

Accounting for Recent Declines in Employment Rates Among Working-Aged Men and Women with Disabilities

Publication Abstract

Download PDF versionBound, John, and Timothy A. Waidmann. "Accounting for Recent Declines in Employment Rates Among Working-Aged Men and Women with Disabilities." PSC Research Report No. 00-460. 10 2000.

During the 1990s, while overall employment rates for working-aged men and women either remained roughly constant (men) or rose (women), employment rates for the disabled fell. During the same period the fraction of the working-aged population receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) benefits increased quite dramatically. We present simple time series and cross-state evidence suggesting that the growth in the DI program can account for much of the decline in the relative employment position of the disabled.

Dataset(s): Current Population Survey (CPS): U.S., 1989-1998 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS): U.S. 1969-1996

Browse | Search : All Pubs | Next