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Replication data for: How Financial Incentives Induce Disability Insurance Recipients to Return to Work

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1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Kostol, Andreas Ravndal
  • Mogstad, Magne
Publication Date
2014-02-01
Description
  • Abstract

    Using a local randomized experiment that arises from a sharp discontinuity in Disability Insurance (DI) policy in Norway, we provide transparent and credible identification of how financial incentives induce DI recipients to return to work. We find that many DI recipients have considerable capacity to work that can be effectively induced by providing financial work incentives. We further show that providing work incentives to DI recipients may both increase their disposable income and reduce program costs. Our findings also suggest that targeted policies may be the most effective in encouraging DI recipients to return to work.
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  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/aer.104.2.624 (Text)
Publications
  • Kostøl, Andreas Ravndal, and Magne Mogstad. “How Financial Incentives Induce Disability Insurance Recipients to Return to Work.” American Economic Review 104, no. 2 (February 2014): 624–55. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.104.2.624.
    • ID: 10.1257/aer.104.2.624 (DOI)

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Kostol, Andreas Ravndal; Mogstad, Magne (2014): Replication data for: How Financial Incentives Induce Disability Insurance Recipients to Return to Work. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E116119V1