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Accounting for disability insurance in the dynamic relationship between disability onset and earnings

Series Title(s):
Center for Retirement Research working paper
Contributor(s):
Singleton, Perry.
Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.
Publication:
Chestnut Hill, MA : Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, c2010
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Disabled Persons
Income -- trends
Insurance Benefits
Insurance, Disability
Data Collection
Disability Evaluation
Forecasting
Time Factors
Humans
United States
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
The onset of a work-limiting disability coincides with an immediate decline in earnings with little recovery. This study examines whether this relationship is attributable to the labor disincentives of disability insurance. The data come from the Survey of Income and Program Participation linked to administrative data from the Social Security Administration. The analysis suggests that disability insurance accounts for little of the initial drop in earnings at the time of disability onset, but its effect may increase as time since disability onset elapses. The results highlight the advantages of immediate, though temporary disability benefits.
Copyright:
Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further use of the material is subject to CC BY license. (More information)
Extent:
26, [6] p.
Illustrations:
Illustrations
NLM Unique ID:
101548924 (See catalog record)
Series Title(s):
Center for Retirement Research working paper
Contributor(s):
Singleton, Perry.
Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.
Publication:
Chestnut Hill, MA : Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, c2010
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Disabled Persons
Income -- trends
Insurance Benefits
Insurance, Disability
Data Collection
Disability Evaluation
Forecasting
Time Factors
Humans
United States
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
The onset of a work-limiting disability coincides with an immediate decline in earnings with little recovery. This study examines whether this relationship is attributable to the labor disincentives of disability insurance. The data come from the Survey of Income and Program Participation linked to administrative data from the Social Security Administration. The analysis suggests that disability insurance accounts for little of the initial drop in earnings at the time of disability onset, but its effect may increase as time since disability onset elapses. The results highlight the advantages of immediate, though temporary disability benefits.
Copyright:
Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further use of the material is subject to CC BY license. (More information)
Extent:
26, [6] p.
Illustrations:
Illustrations
NLM Unique ID:
101548924 (See catalog record)