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Senior Fellow; Director, Center for Studying Disability Policy
David Stapleton directs Mathematica’s Center for Studying Disability Policy. He is also the director of Mathematica’s five-year cooperative agreement with the Social Security Administration (SSA) for the agency's Disability Research Consortium and area leader for research sponsored by SSA, the Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, and non-governmental disability organizations. Since 1991, his research has...
- The Relationship Between Timely Delivery of Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Subsequent Federal Disability Benefit Application and Receipt
- Initial Impacts of the Ticket to Work Program: Estimates Based on Exogenous Variation in Ticket Mail Months
- Employment and Income Support
- Health Care
- Statistics and Measurement
- Transition to Adulthood
25% of new SSDI awardees 18-24
enrolled for services with a state vocational rehabilitation agency or assigned their Ticket to Work to an employment network.