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Employment of Individuals in the Social Security Disability Programs (O'Leary et al. 2011)

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O’Leary, Paul, Livermore, Gina A., & Stapleton, David C. (2011). Employment of Individuals in the Social Security Disability Programs. Social Security Bulletin, 71(3).


  • This article introduced an issue of the Social Security Bulletin that featured articles drawn from the 2010 Ticket to Work (TTW) evaluation report and provided more expansive information than that report.
  • As background, this article described both work incentive programs offered to Social Security disability recipients. It used longitudinal and cross-sectional data to provide Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Income program statistics.
  • It described the variation in employment outcomes across states and over time, the occurrence and duration of employment of disability recipients, and factors affecting recipients’ ability to sustain high earnings.

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December 2014