Earnings of rejected applicants to the Social Security Disability Insurance program

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)147-150
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume116
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2012

Keywords

  • Disability Insurance
  • Earnings
  • Health
  • Reweighting estimator
  • Social Security

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics

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