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.

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Download 1.Purpose, Overview, and Key Conclusions / David C. Stapleton, Andrew J. Houtenville, Robert R. Weathers II, and Richard V. Burkhauser (307 KB)

Download 2. The Disability Data Landscape / Robert R. Weathers II (310 KB)

Download 3. Disability Prevalence and Demographics / Andrew J. Houtenville, Elizabeth Potamites, William A. Erickson, and S. Antonio Ruiz-Quintanilla (312 KB)

Download 4. Employment / Robert R. Weathers II and David C. Wittenburg (370 KB)

Download 5. Household Income / Richard V. Burkhauser, Ludmila Rovba, and Robert R. Weathers II (368 KB)

Download 6. Poverty / Richard V. Burkhauser, Andrew J. Houtenville, and Ludmila Rovba (351 KB)

Download 7. Health and Functional Status / Gerry E. Hendershot, Benjamin H. Harris, and David C. Stapleton (296 KB)

Download 8. Survey Data Collection Methods / Janice Ballou and Jason Markesich (311 KB)

Download 9. Program Participants / David C. Stapleton, David C. Wittenburg, and Craig Thornton (436 KB)

Download 10. The Group Quarters Population / Peiyun She and David C. Stapleton (285 KB)

Download 11. Options for Improving Disability Data Collection / David C. Stapleton, Gina A. Livermore and Pelyun She (370 KB)

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. Burkhauser, 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

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