Demography and Health

Research in this area aims to better understand the demographic composition and health of the populations who apply for and are enrolled in the program now and the populations at risk of needing disability benefits in the future.

Disability and Work

Research in this area deals with the relationships between disability policy and work behavior and the potential to better design benefit systems to facilitate work.

Program Interactions and Administration

Research in this area looks at the substantial interactions between disability insurance programs administered by the Social Security Administration and other public and private insurance systems.