Publications

Disability Research Consortium

A cooperative agreement with the Social Security Administration

"Vocational Rehabilitation: A Bridge to Self-Sufficiency for Youth Who Receive Supplemental Security Income?" (DRC Brief Number 2017-03), Denise Hoffman, Jeffrey Hemmeter, and Michelle Stegman Bailey, April 2017. (PDF) 

"Social Security Administration Payments to State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies for Beneficiaries Who Work: Evidence from Linked Administrative Data," (DRC Working Paper 2017-02), Jody Schimmel Hyde and Paul O'Leary, March 2017. (PDF)

"Supplemental Security Income and the Transition to Adulthood in the United States: State Variations in Outcomes Following the Age-18 Redetermination," Social Service Review, vol. 91, no. 1, Jeffrey Hemmeter, David R. Mann, and David C. Wittenburg,  March 2017. 

"The Financial Vulnerability of Former Disability Beneficiaries in Retirement," (DRC Brief 2017-02), Jody Schimmel Hyde and April Yanyuan Wu, March 2017. (PDF)

"The Impact of Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansions on Applications to Federal Disability Programs," (DRC Working Paper 2017-01), Jody Schimmel Hyde, Priyanka Anand, Maggie Colby, Lauren Hula, and Paul O'Leary, February 2017. (PDF)

"A First Step to Helping California Workers Keep Their Jobs: Identifying Likely SSDI Entrants Using State Disability Claims," (DRC Brief 2017-01), Yonatan Ben-Shalom, Frank Neuhauser, and David Stapleton, February 2017. (PDF)

"Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries with Intellectual Disability," Social Security Bulletin, Gina A. Livermore, Maura Bardos, and Karen Katz, January 2017.

“Quantifying the Health and Insurance Needs of Employed and Potentially Employed Persons with Disabilities,” (DRC Brief 2016-09), Jack Gettens, Alexis Henry, and Pei-Pei Lei, August 2016. (PDF)

“What Can We Learn from County-Level Variation in Child SSI Participation Rates?” (DRC Brief 2016-08), Purvi Sevak and Lucie Schmidt, June 2016. (PDF)

“Disability Benefits for Veterans: Interactions Among Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Social Security Administration Programs,” (DRC Brief 2016-07) John Kregel and Lucy Miller, June 2016. (PDF)

“Paths Taken By New Awardees of Federal Disability Benefits,” (DRC Brief 2016-06), Priyanka Anand and Yonatan Ben-Shalom, May 2016. (PDF)

“Estimating the Cost and Utilization of Wraparound Coverage for Employed People with Disabilities,” (DRC Brief 2016-05), John Gettens, Denise Hoffman, and Alexis D. Henry, April 2016. (PDF)

“Long-Term Effects of Evidence-Based Supported Employment on Earnings and on SSI and SSDI Participation Among Individuals With Psychiatric Disabilities,” (article), Judith A. Cook, Jake K. Burke-Miller, and Emily Roessel, April 2016. (PDF)

“Expenditures and use of wraparound health insurance for employed people with disabilities,” (article), John Gettens, Denise Hoffman, and Alexis D. Henry, April 2016. (PDF)

"Accounting for Geographic Variation in DI and SSI Participation." (working paper), Jack Gettens, Pei-Pei Lei, and Alexis Henry, March 2016. (PDF)

"Trends in Obesity Among Social Security Disability Applicants, 2007–2013," (working paper), Jody Schimmel Hyde, Joseph Mastrianni, Yong Choi, and Jae Song, February 2016. (PDF)

"The Effect of a 1999 Rule Change on Obesity as a Factor in Social Security Disability Determinations," (working paper), Anne Stahl, Jody Schimmel Hyde, and Harnam Singh, February 2016. (PDF)

"The Prevalence of Obesity Among Recent Applicants to Federal Disability Programs," (brief), Jody Schimmel Hyde, January 2016. (PDF)

"The Role of Obesity in Federal Disability Determinations," (brief), Jody Schimmel Hyde, January 2016. (PDF)

"Characteristics of SSI and SSDI Beneficiaries Who Are Parents." (DRC Data Brief 2016-02) Gina Livermore and Maura Bardos, January 2016. (PDF)

"Young Adult SSI and SSDI Beneficiaries." (DRC Data Brief 2016-01) Maura Bardos and Gina Livermore, January 2016. (PDF)

"Federal Financial Benefits and Health Care Coverage for Veterans with Disabilities." (working paper) Lucy Miller and John Kregel, December 2015. (PDF)

"Characteristics of Disability Beneficiaries with High Earnings." (DRC data brief) Gina Livermore and Maura Bardos, November 2015. (PDF) 

"Bridging the Gap: A Comparative Assessment of Vocational Rehabilitation Agency Practices with Transition-Age Youth," Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, Todd Honeycutt, Maura Bardos, and Stephanie McLeod, October 2015. 

"Using American Community Survey Disability Data to Improve the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Accuracy," (brief) Jack Gettens, Pei-Pei Lei, and Alexis D. Henry, September 2015. (PDF)

"Reasons for Job Separations Among People with Psychiatric Disabilities," (brief) Judith A. Cook, Jane K. Burke-Miller, and Dennis D. Grey, May 2015. (PDF)

"Impact of Contingent Work on Subsequent Labor Force Participation and Wages of Workers with Psychiatric Disabilities,"(working paper). Judith A. Cook, Jane K. Burke-Miller, and Dennis D. Grey, May 2015. (PDF)

"Firm-Level Early Intervention Incentives: Which Recent Employers of Disability Program Entrants Would Pay More?" David C. Stapleton, David R. Mann, and Jae Song, March 2015. (PDF)

"Increasing Employer Responsibility for Disability Benefits: Analysis of an Approach to Social Security Disability Insurance Reform," (brief) David R. Mann and David C. Stapleton, February 2015. (PDF)

"How Disability Beneficiaries Fared Before and After the Great Recession," (brief) Gina Livermore and Maura Bardos, January 2015. (PDF)

"State Differences in the Vocational Rehabilitation Experiences of Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities," Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, Todd Honeycutt, Allison Thompkins, Maura Bardos, and Steven Stern, January 2015. (PDF)

"Leveraging the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System for Disability Research," Jack Gettens, Alexis D. Henry, and Christine Clifford, September 2014. (PDF)

"Youth with Disabilities at the Transition Crossroads: Employment and SSA Outcomes After Seeking VR Services," Todd Honeycutt, Maura Bardos, and Allison Thompkins, July 2014. (PDF)

"Why Are Some SSDI-Only Beneficiaries Poor? Insights from the National Beneficiary Survey," Gina Livermore and Maura Bardos, July 2014. (PDF)

"Vocational Factors in the Social Security Disability Determination Process: A Literature Review," David R. Mann, David C. Stapleton, and Jeanette de Richemond, July 2014. (PDF)

"Youth with Disabilities at the Crossroads: The Intersection of Vocational Rehabilitation and Disability Benefits for Youth with Disabilities," Todd Honeycutt, Allison Thompkins, Maura Bardos, and Steven Stern, July 2014. (PDF)

"To Apply or Not to Apply: The Employment and Program Participation of Social Security Disability Insurance Applicants and Non-Applicants," Allison Thompkins, Todd Honeycutt, Claire Gill, Joseph Mastrianni, and Michelle Bailey, June 2014. (PDF)

"Employment-Related Health Insurance and Service Delivery Needs of Persons with Disabilities," John Gettens and Alexis D. Henry, April 2014. (PDF)

"Bridging the Gap: A Comparative Assessment of Vocational Rehabilitation Agency Practices with Transition-Age Youth," Todd Honeycutt, Maura Bardos, and Stephanie McLeod, April 2014. (PDF)

“Employment-Related Health Insurance and Service Delivery Needs of Persons With Disabilities,” (brief), John Gettens and Alexis D. Henry, April 2014. (PDF)

"Employment Services and Supports Available to Veterans with Disabilities Through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Other Federal Agencies," Michael West and John Kregel, March 2014. (PDF)

"International Efforts to Serve Youth with Disabilities: Lessons for the U.S. Disability Support System," Todd Honeycutt, Jennifer A. Lyons, and Lorenzo Moreno, March 2014. (PDF)

"Programs Serving Transition-Age Youth: A Comparative Analysis of the U.S. and 10 Other Countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)," Lorenzo Moreno, Todd Honeycutt, Stephanie McLeod, and Claire Gill, February 2014. (PDF)

"Experiences of Germany and the Netherlands in Serving Transition-Age Youth," Todd Honeycutt, Lorenzo Moreno, February 2014. (PDF)

"State Differences in the Vocational Rehabilitation Experiences of Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities," Todd Honeycutt, Allison Thompkins, Maura Bardos, and  Steven Stern, October 2013. (PDF)