Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/70575
Authors: 
French, Eric
Song, Jae
Year of Publication: 
2009
Series/Report no.: 
Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 2009-05
Abstract: 
This paper estimates the effect of the Disability Insurance program on labor supply. We find that 30% of denied applicants and 15% of allowed applicants work several years after a disability determination decision. The earnings elasticity with respect to the after tax wage is 0.8. However, the labor supply of those over age 55, college graduates, and those with mental illness is not sensitive to allowance of benefits.
Document Type: 
Working Paper

Files in This Item:
File
Size
283.06 kB





Items in EconStor are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.