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The Impact of Child SSI Enrollment on Household Outcomes: Evidence from the Survey of Income and Program Participation

Mark Duggan, Melissa Schettini Kearney

NBER Working Paper No. 11568
Issued in August 2005

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The authors are grateful to the National Institute of Child Health and Development for supporting this research. Duggan also thanks the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for support. The authors gratefully acknowledge helpful comments from David Autor, Bill Evans, Allison Schettini Evans, Michael Greenstone, Hillary Hoynes, Phil Levine, James Poterba, Seth Sanders, Lucy Schmidt, and seminar participants at the Brookings Institution, Georgetown, MIT, the NBER Summer Institute, Northwestern, and the Urban Institute. We thank Paul Davies and Clark Pickett from the Social Security Administration for providing us with data on SSI recipients, applications, and awards. Sarah Bohn, Dwyer Gunn, Rebecca Kahane, Jillian Popadak, and Daniel Theisen provided outstanding research assistance. Duggan can be contacted at: University of Maryland, Department of Economics, College Park, MD 20742 duggan@econ.umd.edu. Kearney can be contacted at: Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20036 mkearney@brookings.edu. All errors are our own.

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