After applying for SSDI or SSI disability aid, both those who were denied and allowed disability payments experienced a reduction in these adverse financial events. The same reduction in these three events is shown for people after initial decisions were made.
Trends in Adverse Financial Events Around Disability Application and Decision Dates
The Allocation of Talent and US Economic Growth
Imagine falling sick in a world where half or more of all the good doctors were intentionally kept out of the profession. How confident would you be in the care you received? Or imagine that you needed a lawyer to get you out of a tight legal jam, yet roughly half of the brightest legal minds were intentionally unavailable?
Topics: Employment & Wages
Podcast episode • Jul 11, 2020
Episode 13: Stopping an Avalanche of Poverty
Eduardo Porter, Tess Vigeland, Bruce Meyer
One of the largest economic downturns in US history has not produced more poverty. What...
Topics: Economic Mobility & Poverty, COVID-19