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Replication data for: Does Welfare Inhibit Success? The Long-Term Effects of Removing Low-Income Youth from the Disability Rolls

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1
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Creator
  • Deshpande, Manasi
Publication Date
2016-11-01
Description
  • Abstract

    I estimate the effects of removing low-income youth with disabilities from Supplemental Security Income (SSI) on their earnings and income in adulthood. Using a regression discontinuity design based on a 1996 policy change in age 18 medical reviews, I find that youth who are removed from SSI at age 18 recover one-third of the lost SSI cash income in earnings. SSI youth who are removed and stay off SSI earn on average $4,400 annually, and they lose $76,000 in present discounted observed income over the 16 years following removal relative to those who do not receive a review.
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  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/aer.20151129 (Text)
Publications
  • Deshpande, Manasi. “Does Welfare Inhibit Success? The Long-Term Effects of Removing Low-Income Youth from the Disability Rolls.” American Economic Review 106, no. 11 (November 2016): 3300–3330. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.20151129.
    • ID: 10.1257/aer.20151129 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-12

Deshpande, Manasi (2016): Replication data for: Does Welfare Inhibit Success? The Long-Term Effects of Removing Low-Income Youth from the Disability Rolls. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E113086V1