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Disability Policy

Disability Policy

Explore issues related to the Social Security disability programs and policies
Administrative Issues

Administrative Issues

Explore issues related to management challenges for the Social Security Administration 

Retirement Security

Retirement Security

Explore issues relating to economic security in retirement and the financing of Social Security.


Presentation to the 2015 Technical Panel: Jeffrey Liebman, Trends in Disability Receipt, Feb 2015
February 13, 2015

Jeffrey Liebman, Professor at the Kennedy School of at Harvard University made a presentation to the 2015 Technical Panel on Assumptions and Methods entitled: "Understanding The Increase in Disability Insurance Benefit Receipt in the United States." February 2015.

Disability Chartbook, Ch. 1: Applications for Disability Benefits, <small> <i>Updated February 2015 </small> </i>
Chart Collection
February 1, 2015

The Social Security Advisory Board has published in several editions a collection of charts describing various dimensions of the disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income (SSI ) programs. Using data from the Social Security Administration, the first chapter of the collections addresses how many people apply for disability benefits.