The Importance of Private and Government Safety Nets: A Comparison of Approved and Denied SSDI Applicants

Kathleen McGarry, Jonathan Skinner

NBER Retirement Research Center Paper No. NB 12-14
Issued in September 2012

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This research was supported by the U.S. Social Security Administration through a grant to the National Bureau of Economic Research as part of the SSA Retirement Research Consortium and by grants to the University of Michigan and Syracuse University from the Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institute of Aging. Skinner also acknowledges financial support from NIA P01-AG-19783. The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of SSA, any agency of the Federal Government, or the NBER.

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