The Disability Employment Puzzle: A Field Experiment on Employer Hiring Behavior
NBER Working Paper No. 21560
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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.