NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

The Disability Employment Puzzle: A Field Experiment on Employer Hiring Behavior

Mason Ameri, Lisa Schur, Meera Adya, Scott Bentley, Patrick McKay, Douglas Kruse

NBER Working Paper No. 21560
Issued in September 2015

---- Acknowledgements ----

Presented at the NBER Summer Institute, Law and Economics, Cambridge, MA, July 24, 2015; the Labor and Employment Relations Association conference, Boston, MA, January 5, 2015; and the Academy of Management conference, Vancouver, Canada, August 11, 2015. This paper benefited from useful comments by Paul Oyer, David Neumark, Christine Jolls, Hank Farber, Patrick Button, Ingrid Fulmer, Barbara Lee, Bill Rodgers, and other session participants. Marianne Bertrand provided useful advice on the IRB application. Elena Koufos and Kristen Sullivan provided excellent research assistance. Initial work on developing this project was funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Demand-side Employment Placement Models Projects, Grant No. H133A060033. This RCT was registered in the American Economic Association Registry for randomized control trials under Trial number AEARCTR-0000830. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

return to bibliography page

 
Publications
Activities
Meetings
NBER Videos
Themes
Data
People
About

National Bureau of Economic Research, 1050 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138; 617-868-3900; email: info@nber.org

Contact Us