Chart Sep 16, 2019

Trends in Adverse Financial Events Around Disability Application and Decision Dates

After applying for SSDI or SSI disability aid, both those who were denied and allowed...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
Chart Sep 16, 2019

Social Security Administration Field Office Closings in the US and its Impact on Disability Applicants

This map details the closed and open Social Security Administration offices in 2016. The red...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
Chart Sep 16, 2019

Effects of Social Security Field Office Closings on Number of Disability Applications and Allowances

The closings of SSA offices significantly reduced the number of applicants allowed for disability assistance...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
Research Brief Sep 11, 2019

Disability and Distress: The Effect of Disability Programs on Financial Outcomes

The benefits of disability payments are easy to intuit when thinking hypothetically about the US...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
Research Brief Sep 11, 2019

Who is Screened Out? Application Costs and the Targeting of Disability Programs

However, the process is much more complicated. The forms are long and complex, including detailed medical...
Chart Aug 19, 2019

The Share of Employment at Foreign Firms in the US

Foreign-owned firms in the US account for a significant share of employment, and the locations...
Chart Aug 19, 2019

Country-specific Firm Premiums

Compared to domestic firms in the same commuting zone, the amount of wages paid by...
Research Brief Aug 19, 2019

The Effects of Foreign Multinationals on Workers and Firms in the United States

These are some of the questions that motivated recent research by Bradley Setzler, UChicago postdoctoral...
Topics:  Employment & Wages