Journal article

The Effect of Disability Insurance Payments on Beneficiaries' Earnings

Alexander Gelber, Timothy J Moore, Alexander Strand

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy | AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC | Published : 2017

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by US Social Security Administration as part of the SSA Disability Research Consortium

Funding Acknowledgements

This research was supported by the US Social Security Administration through grant #1 DRC12000002-03 to the National Bureau of Economic Research as part of the SSA Disability Research Consortium. The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the author(s) and do not represent the views of SSA, any agency of the federal government, or the NBER. This research was also supported by the UC Berkeley Burch Center, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, and Center for Governing and Investing for the Future. We thank Paul O'Leary and Dawn Phelps for helping us to understand the Disability Analysis File data, and we thank Richard Burkhauser, David Card, Matias Cattaneo, Manasi Deshpande, Peter Ganong, Hilary Hoynes, Simon Jager, Magne Mogstad, Zhuan Pei, Jesse Rothstein, Stefan Staubli, Geno Smolensky, Lesley Turner, David Weaver, Danny Yagan, and three anonymous referees for helpful suggestions, as well as seminar participants at the Council of Economic Advisers, George Washington University, the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, Monash University, NBER, UC Berkeley, University of Melbourne, University of Michigan, University of Notre Dame, University of New South Wales, and Virginia Commonwealth University. All errors are our own.