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Key Questions in U.S. Disability Policy

  • Manasi Deshpande
  • December 5 2018
  • W47-2018

Manasi DeshpandeMore than 12 million adults and 1 million children receive disability benefits in the United States. In this webinar, Manasi Deshpande of the University of Chicago discusses key questions facing U.S. disability policy. What are the economic costs and benefits of disability programs? Are disability benefits going to the right people? How can disability policy improve the outcomes of children receiving disability benefits? Deshpande shares her research and related research on these topics.



Economic Support, Employment, Labor Market, Social Insurance Programs, Unemployment/Nonemployment