The Decline in Employment of People with Disabilities: A Policy Puzzle

Title

The Decline in Employment of People with Disabilities: A Policy Puzzle

Year

2003

DOI

10.17848/9780585473666

Abstract

The book begins with a documentation of the employment rate decline and ends by spelling out the implications of this decline for public policy. However, the bulk of the book provides a detailed examination of the various explanations for the puzzling decline in employment among the working-aged population with disabilities.

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Contents

  1. Introduction / Richard V. Burkhauser and David C. Stapleton
  2. A User's Guide to Current Statistics on the Employment of People with Disabilities / Richard V. Burkhauser, Andrew J. Houtenville, and David C. Wittenburg
  3. Employment Declines among People with Disabilities / Andrew J. Houtenville and Mary C. Daly
  4. Have Changes in the Nature of Work or the Labor Market Reduced Employment Prospects of Workers with Disabilities? / David C. Stapleton, Nanette Goodman, and Andrew J. Houtenville
  5. Rising Health Care Expenditures and the Employment of People with High-Cost Chronic Conditions / Steven C. Hill, Gina A. Livermore, and Andrew J. Houtenville
  6. Employment and the Changing Disability Population / H. Stephen Kaye
  7. The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Employment of People with Disabilities / Thomas DeLeire
  8. Does the Definition Affect the Outcome? / Douglas Kruse and Lisa Schur
  9. Is it Time to Declare the ADA a Failed Law? / Peter Blanck, Susan Schwochau, and Chen Song
  10. Social Security Disability Insurance and the Recent Decline in the Employment Rate of People with Disabilities / Nanette Goodman and Timothy Waidmann
  11. A Review of the Evidence and its Implications for Policy Change / Richard V. Burkhauser and David C. Stapleton

ISBN

9780880992596 (pbk.) ; 9780880992602 (cloth) ; 9780585473666 (ebook)

Subject Areas

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

The Decline in Employment of People with Disabilities: A Policy Puzzle

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Stapleton, David C., and Richard V. Burkhauser, eds. 2003. The Decline in Employment of People with Disabilities: A Policy Puzzle. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780585473666