Counting Working-Age People with Disabilities: What Current Data Tell Us and Options for Improvement

Title

Counting Working-Age People with Disabilities: What Current Data Tell Us and Options for Improvement

Year

2009

DOI

10.17848/9781441612687

Abstract

This book offers a systematic review of what current statistics and data on working-age people with disabilities can and cannot tell us, and how the quality of the data can be improved to better inform policymakers, advocates, analysts, service providers, administrators, and others interested in this at-risk population.

Files

Download 1. Purpose, Overview, and Key Conclusions (285 KB)

Contents

  1. Purpose, Overview, and Key Conclusions / David C. Stapleton, Andrew J. Houtenville, Robert R. Weathers II, and Richard V. Burkhauser
  2. The Disability Data Landscape / Robert R. Weathers II
  3. Disability Prevalence and Demographics / Andrew J. Houtenville, Elizabeth Potamites, William A. Erickson, and S. Antonio Ruiz-Quintanilla
  4. Employment / Robert R. Weathers II and David C. Wittenburg
  5. Household Income / Richard V. Burkhauser, Ludmila Rovba, and Robert R. Weathers II
  6. Poverty / Richard V. Burkhauser, Andrew J. Houtenville, and Ludmila Rovba
  7. Health and Functional Status / Gerry E. Hendershot, Benjamin H. Harris, and David C. Stapleton
  8. Survey Data Collection Methods / Janice Ballou and Jason Markesich
  9. Program Participants / David C. Stapleton, David C. Wittenburg, and Craig Thornton
  10. The Group Quarters Population / Peiyun She and David C. Stapleton
  11. Options for Improving Disability Data Collection / David C. Stapleton, Gina A. Livermore and Pelyun She

ISBN

9780880993463 (pbk.) ; 9780880993470 (cloth) ; 9781441612687 (ebook)

Subject Areas

UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; Workers compensation and disability; Disability

Counting Working-Age People with Disabilities: What Current Data Tell Us and Options for Improvement

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Houtenville, Andrew J., David C. Stapleton, Robert R. Weathers II, and Richard V. Berkhauser, eds. 2009. Counting Working-Age People with Disabilities: What Current Data Tell Us and Options for Improvement. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9781441612687