Research on Disability

Employment Policy
and Measurement

RRTC | 2010-2015 Cycle


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NEWS ARTICLES

Trends in Disability Employment - National Update New data released monthly from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is analyzed and reported to provide a snapshot of the national employment environment for people with disabilities.

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Special Journal Volume: New Evidence on Employment Outcomes for People with Disabilities - Journal of Disability Policy Studies, Various Authors

The disability system and programs to promote employment for people with disabilities (Project R1b) David Wittenburg, David R Mann and Allison Thompkins

Finding Alternatives to Disability Benefit Receipt (Project R1b) Gina Livermore, David Wittenburg, and David Neumark

The Relationship Between Timely Delivery of Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Subsequent Federal Disability Benefit Application and Receipt (Project R1c) Jody Schimmel Hyde, Todd Honeycutt, and David Stapleton

Return-to-Work Outcomes Among Social Security Disability Insurance Program Beneficiaries (Project R1d) Yonatan Ben-Shalom, Arif A. Mamun

Gaps in Timely Access to Care Among Workers by Disability Status: Will the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Reforms Change the Landscape? (Project R1g) Jody Schimmel Hyde, Gina A. Livermore

More likely to be poor whatever the measure: Working-age persons with disabilities in the United States (Project R2a) Debra Brucker, Sophie Mitra, Navena Chaitoo and Joseph Mauro

Living on the edge: Assessing the economic impacts of potential disability benefit reductions for Social Security disability beneficiaries (Project R2a) Andrew Houtenville, Debra Brucker

Participation in safety-net programs and the utilization of employment services among working-age persons with disabilities  (Project R2a)  Andrew J. Houtenville and Debra L. Brucker

WEBINARS & PRESENTATIONS

The 37th Annual NARRTC Conference, May 1, 2015, Washington, DC

2014 Annual Compendium of Disability Statistics & Research to Policy Roundtable December 3, 2014, Washington DC

Return-to-Work Outcomes Among Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) Beneficiaries (Project R1d) Yonatan Ben-Shalom and Arif Mamun

  • Center for Studying Disability Policy Research Forum, Washington, DC, September 17, 2014
  • April 9, 2014 - State of the Science Conference: Advancing Evidence-Based Practices and Policies to Close the Employment Gap, Bethesda, MD

Getting a Job, Keeping a Job: Services and Supports that Promote Employment Among People with Disabilities (Project R1d) Arif Mamun and Noelle Denny-Brown, Mathematica Policy Research, and John O’Neill, Kessler Foundation Presented at the Center for Studying Disability Policy Research Forum, Washington, DC, September 16, 2014

Gaps in Timely Access to Care Among Workers by Disability Status: Will the ACA Change the Landscape? (Project R1g) Jody Schimmel Hyde and Gina Livermore, Presentation at the ASHE Fifth Biennial Conference, Los Angeles, CA, June 25, 2014

Past & Present Findings: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment Policy and Measurement (EPM-RRTC) Andrew Houtenville and David Wittenburg, State of the Science Conference: Advancing Evidence-Based Practices and Policies to Close the Employment Gap, Bethesda MD, April 8, 2014

Employment and Economic Well-Being of People with Disabilities Before and After the Great Recession (Project R1a) Gina A. Livermore

  • April 9, 2014 - State of the Science Conference: Advancing Evidence-Based Practices and Policies to Close the Employment Gap, Bethesda, MD
  • November 8, 2012 - Fall Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management, Baltimore, MD
  • October 4, 2012 - Center for Studying Disability Policy Research Forum, Washington, DC

Provider Networks of Youth Receiving Supplemental Security Income: Evidence from the Youth Transition Demonstration (Project R1e)Todd Honeycutt and David Wittenburg, Presented at the State of the Science Conference: Advancing Evidence-Based Practices and Policies to Close the Employment Gap, Bethesda, MD, April 9, 2014

Conceptualizing and Measuring Workplace Accommodations (Project R2d) Vidya Sundar, Presented at the State of the Science Conference: Advancing Evidence-Based Practices and Policies to Close the Employment Gap, Bethesda, MD, April 9, 2014 

The Availability of Federal/State Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Services and Subsequent Claiming and Receipt of Federal Disability Benefits (Project R1c) Jody Schimmel Hyde, Presented at the 

State of the Science Conference: Advancing Evidence-Based Practices and Policies to Close the Employment Gap, Bethesda, MD, April 9, 2014

Use of the Earned Income Tax Credit Among People with Disabilities (Project R2a) Nanette Goodman, Presented at the State-of-the-Science: Advancing Evidence-Based Practices and Policies to Close the Employment Gap, Bethesda, MD, April 9, 2014

Obstacles and Opportunities: The U.S. Economy, State VR Programs, and SSDI Beneficiaries (Project R1a) Gina Livermore, Todd Honeycutt, and Frank Martin, Mathematica Policy Research, Discussant: Jack Smalligan, Office of Management and Budget, Presented at the Center for Studying Disability Policy Research Forum, Washington, DC, October 4, 2012

Federal Spending for People with Disabilities: Continuing Societies Commitment While Reducing the Deficit (Project R2a) Gina Livermore, Andrew Houtenville, David Stapleton and Andrew Imparato Presented at the Center for Studying Disability Policy Research Forum, Washington, DC, June 8, 2011

BLOGS

A Disability Policy for the 21st Century

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Financing Transition Services When Everyone is the "Payer of Last Resort" Nanette Goodman, Michael Morris

Implementation of WIOA: Lessons from Research on Employment Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, David Stapleton and David Wittenburg

Impact of the Work Requirement in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) on Low-Income Working-Age People with Disabilities Michael Morris, Nanette Goodman

Making Change with Incremental Steps: Modifying Adverse Incentives to Serving People with Disabilities in the TANF Program Michael Morris, Nanette Goodman

Use of the Earned Income Tax Credit among People with Disabilities Michael Morris, Nanette Goodman and Debra Brucker

Costs, Cuts, and Consequences: Charting a New Course for Working-Age People with Disabilities David Stapleton, Gina Livermore

Return-to-Work Outcomes Among Social Security Disability Insurance Program Beneficiaries Yonatan Ben-Shalom, Arif Mamun

Policy Brief: Creating Change with Incremental Steps: Enhancing Opportunities for Early Work Experience Michael Morris, Nanette Goodman

Full Report: Creating Change with Incremental Steps: Enhancing Opportunities for Early Work Experience Michael Morris, Nanette Goodman

Back to Work: Recent SSA Employment Demonstrations for People with Disabilities David R. Mann, David Wittenburg

A Roadmap to a 21st-Century Disability Policy David Mann, David Stapleton

The SSDI Trust Fund: New Solutions to an Old Problem David Stapleton, David Wittenburg

Fiscal Austerity and the Transition to Twenty-First Century Disability Policy:  A Road Map David Mann, David Stapleton