The Impact of the Substantial Gainful Activity Cap on Disability Insurance Recipients' Labor Supply

Philippe Ruh, Stefan Staubli

NBER Disability Research Center Paper No. NB 15-09
Issued in September 2015

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We thank David Autor, Pamela Campa, Janet Currie, Josef Falkinger, Johannes Kunz, Andrei Levchenko, Lucija Muehlenbachs, Tobias Renkin, Andrea Weber, Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, Josef Zweimüller, and seminar participants at the University of Calgary, the Vienna University of Economics and Business, the University of Zurich, the 2015 IZA/CEPR ESSLE, the 2014 SOLE meeting, the 2014 EALE meeting, and the 2014 IIPF Annual Congress for helpful comments. This research was supported by the Austrian National Science Research Network “Labor and Welfare State” of the Austrian FWF, the National Institute on Aging (R03AG045456), and the U.S. 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 authors and do not represent the views of SSA, any agency of the Federal Government, or the NBER. All remaining errors are our own.

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