Labor Supply, Disability Benefits and Mental Illness

In this paper we build and estimate a structural labor supply model that explicitly models the budget constraint facing mentally ill individuals eligible for SSI benefits. Our results suggest that the labor supply behavior of this group is not very responsive to wage changes. This suggests that it m...

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Volume: 25
Main Author: Susan Averett
Richard Warner
Jani Little
Peter Huxley
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Basingstoke Eastern Economic Association 01.07.1999
Palgrave Macmillan
published in: Eastern economic journal Vol. 25; no. 3; pp. 279 - 288
Data of publication: 19990701
ISSN: 0094-5056
EISSN: 1939-4632
Discipline: Economics
Series: Eastern Economic Journal
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: RePEc
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