Sophie Mitra

Fordham University

441 East Fordham road

Bronx, NY 10458

United States

http://www.fordham.edu/economics/mitra

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Scholarly Papers (53)

1.

Disability and Poverty in Developing Countries: A Snapshot from the World Health Survey

World Bank Social Protection Working Paper No. 1109
Number of pages: 258 Posted: 11 Aug 2011
Fordham University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Indiana University of Pennsylvania
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disability, poverty, world health survey, economic outcomes, multidimensional poverty measure, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Pakistan, the Philippines, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Paraguay

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Towards Inclusive Education: The Impact of Disability on School Attendance in Developing Countries

Innocenti Working Paper No. 2016-03
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 May 2016
Suguru Mizunoya, Sophie Mitra and Izumi Yamasaki
Master of Global Political Economy Programme, Fordham University and Gakushuin University
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Out-of-school children, disability, Education for All, inclusive education

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Disability and Social Safety Nets in Developing Countries

Mitra, S. (2006), Disability and Social Safety Nets in Developing Countries, International Journal of Disability Studies, Vol 2(1), pp. 43-88, World Bank Social Protection Working Paper No. 509
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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Extra Costs of Living with a Disability: A Review and Agenda for Research

Disability and Health Journal, Forthcoming, DOI/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.04.007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 May 2017 Last Revised: 04 May 2021
Fordham University, University of Western Australia, Black Hills State University, World Bank and University College London
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Disability Costs Needs Poverty

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Remodeling the ICF

Remodeling the ICF. Disability and Health Journal. Vol. 12, pp. 337-339 (2019)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 20 Jun 2019
Sophie Mitra and Tom Shakespeare
Fordham University and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
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Disability; Model; Classification; ICF

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The Capability Approach and Disability

Mitra, S. (2006), The Capability Approach and Disability, Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 16, No. 4, pp. 236-247
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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Disability definition

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Government Programs to Promote Employment Among Persons with Disabilities in India

Mitra, S. and U. Sambamoorthi (2006), Government Programs to Promote Employment among Persons with Disabilities in India, Indian Journal of Social Development, 6(2), pp. 195-213
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra and Usha Sambamoorthi
Fordham University and West Virginia University
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The Disability Data Report

Mitra, S. and Yap, J. (2021). The Disability Data Report. Disability Data Initiative. Fordham Research Consortium on Disability: New York
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 15 Jul 2021
Sophie Mitra and Jaclyn Yap
Fordham University and Fordham University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
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Disability; Functional Difficulties; Human Development; Human Rights; Inequalities

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Disability Prevalence Among Adults: Estimates for 54 Countries and Progress Towards a Global Estimate

Forthcoming in Disability and Rehabilitation
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2015
Sophie Mitra and Usha Sambamoorthi
Fordham University and West Virginia University
Downloads 408 (135,081)
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Disability prevalence, development

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Is There a Disability Gap in Employment Rates in Developing Countries?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 06 May 2014
Suguru Mizunoya and Sophie Mitra
Master of Global Political Economy Programme and Fordham University
Downloads 401 (137,844)
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disability, employment, self-employment, developing countries, logit decomposition

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Reconciling the Capability Approach and the ICF: A Response

ALTER: European Journal of Disability Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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Employment of Persons with Disabilities: Evidence from the National Sample Survey

Mitra S. and U. Sambamoorthi (2006), Employment of Persons with Disabilities: Evidence from the National Sample Survey, Economic and Political Weekly, January 21; 41(3), pp. 199-203
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra and Usha Sambamoorthi
Fordham University and West Virginia University
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The Disability Gap in Employment Rates in a Developing Country Context: New Evidence from Vietnam

Suguru Mizunoya and Izumi Yamasaki and Sophie Mitra, (2016) "The Disability Gap in Employment Rates in a Developing Country Context: New Evidence from Vietnam", Economics Bulletin, Volume 36, Issue 2, pages 771-777
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Suguru Mizunoya, Izumi Yamasaki and Sophie Mitra
Master of Global Political Economy Programme, Gakushuin University and Fordham University
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Employment; Disability; Vietnam

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Poverty and Psychiatric Diagnosis in the U.S.: Evidence from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey

Vick, B., K. Jones and Mitra, S. Poverty and Psychiatric Diagnosis in the U.S.: Evidence from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics. Vol 15 (2), 2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Sep 2013
Brandon C. Vick, Kristine Jones and Sophie Mitra
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research (NKI) and Fordham University
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Monitoring Multidimensional Poverty in the United States

Sophie Mitra and Debra Brucker, (2019) ''Monitoring multidimensional poverty in the United States'', Economics Bulletin, Vol. 39 No. 2 p.A122.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Jun 2019
Sophie Mitra and Debra Brucker
Fordham University and University of New Hampshire
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multidimensional poverty; multiple deprivations; poverty; United States

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Disability Screening and Labor Supply: Evidence from South Africa

American Economic Review, Vol. 99, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Sep 2013
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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South Africa, Disability grants, employment

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More Likely to Be Poor Whatever the Measure: Persons with Disabilities in the U.S.

Fordham University Department of Economics Discussion Paper No. 2014-01
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2014
University of New Hampshire, Fordham University, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Fordham University
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Poverty; disability; multidimensional poverty

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Income Poverty and Multiple Deprivations in a High-Income Country: The Case of the United States

Fordham University Department of Economics, Discussion Paper No: 2014-05
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2016
Sophie Mitra and Debra Brucker
Fordham University and University of New Hampshire
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poverty; disadvantage; United States

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Disability Estimates in India: What can the Census and the National Sample Survey Tell Us?

Mitra, S. and U. Sambamoorthi (2006), Disability Estimates in India: What the Census and NSS Tell Us, Economic and Political Weekly, September 23; 41(38), pp. 4022-4026
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra and Usha Sambamoorthi
Fordham University and West Virginia University
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Implementing a Multidimensional Poverty Measure Using Mixed Methods and a Participatory Framework

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2014
Fordham University, Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research (NKI), Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research (NKI), Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research (NKI) and Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research (NKI)
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Multidimensional Poverty, Mixed Methods, Participatory Research, Mental Health

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Understanding Out-of-Work and Out-of-School Youth in Europe and Central Asia

Washington, D.C.: World Bank Group, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 24 Aug 2015
Joseph Mauro and Sophie Mitra
Fordham University and Fordham University
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Youth; Inactive youth; unemployment; out of work; out of school

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Disability, Health and Human Development

Disability, Health and Human Development, Palgrave MacMillan: New York, ISBN: 978-1-137-53637-2
Number of pages: 193 Posted: 16 Jan 2018
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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human development model; Sen’s capability approach; Ethiopia; Malawi; Tanzania; Uganda; multidimensional poverty; mortality rate; economic insecurity; prevention interventions; morbidity rate; Education deprivation; Employment deprivation

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The 2023 Disability Data Report

Hanass-Hancock, J., Murthy GVS., Palmer, M., Pinilla-Roncancio M., Rivas Velarde M., Mitra, S. (2023). The Disability Data Report. Disability Data Initiative. Fordham Research Consortium on Disability: New York.
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Jul 2023
South African Medical Research Council, Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad, University of Western Australia, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, University of Geneva - Faculty of Medicine and Fordham University
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Disability, Functional Difficulties, Inequalities, Persons with Disabilities, Human Rights, Human Development

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A Simple Model of Endogenous Agricultural Commodity Price Fluctuations with Storage

Fordham University Department of Economics Discussion Paper No. 2011-05
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Aug 2011
Sophie Mitra and Jean-Marc Boussard
Fordham University and French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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agricultural prices, nonlinear cobweb model, endogenous fluctuations, storage

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The Long Term Impact of War: Evidence on Disability Prevalence in Vietnam

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Mar 2016
University College London, Fordham University, World Bank, National Economics University of Vietnam (NEU) and University of Western Australia
Downloads 120 (428,485)
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war, post-conflict, disability, health, Vietnam

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Data Revolution for Disability-Inclusive Development

Mitra, S. (2013). Data revolution for Disability-inclusive Development. Lancet Global Health. The Lancet Global Health, Volume 1, Issue 4, Pages e178 - e179, October 2013
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 27 Sep 2013
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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data, disability, development, global health

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Disability Cash Transfers in the Context of Poverty and Unemployment: The Case of South Africa

Fordham University Department of Economics Discussion Paper No. 2009-08
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Dec 2009
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
Downloads 110 (457,293)
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cash transfers, disability, targeting, labor supply, Africa, South Africa

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Economic and Social Development

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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Development, Disability

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Storage and the Volatility of Agricultural Prices: A Model of Endogenous Fluctuations

Fordham Economics Department Discussion Paper 2008 -11
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra and Jean-Marc Boussard
Fordham University and French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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Price volatility, storage, chaos theory, agricultural markets

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Inclusive Statistics: Human Development and Disability Indicators in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 May 2021
Sophie Mitra, Jaclyn Yap, Justine Herve and Wei Chen
Fordham University, Fordham University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Fordham University and Fordham University
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Disability, Functional Difficulties, Human Development, Inequalities; SDGs

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Disability Identification Cards: Issues in Effective Design

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2017
World Bank, University of Western Australia, Fordham University and University College London
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Disability ID cards, low and middle-income countries, social protection, disability benefits

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Health Care Expenditures of Living with a Disability: Total Expenditures, Out of Pocket Expenses and Burden, 1996-2004

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Sep 2013
Fordham University, Rutgers University - School of Social Work and West Virginia University
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Disability, Health Expenditures, Out of Pocket Expenditures, Burden

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Recent Decline in the Employment of Persons with Disabilities in South Africa, 1998-2006

Mitra S. (2008), The Recent Decline in the Employment of Persons with Disabilities in South Africa, 1998-2006, South African Journal of Economics. Vol. 76(3), pp. 480-492.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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The 2022 Disability Data Report

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 07 Jul 2023
Sophie Mitra and Jaclyn Yap
Fordham University and Fordham University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
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Disability; Functional difficulties; Inequalities; Persons with Disabilities; Human Rights; Human development

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The Impact of Health Insurance for Children Under Age 6 in Vietnam: A Regression Discontinuity Approach

Palmer, M., Mitra, S. et al., The impact of health insurance for children under age 6 in Vietnam: A regression discontinuity approach, Social Science & Medicine (2014), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Oct 2014
University of Western Australia, Fordham University, World Bank and University College London
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Children; Health insurance; Health care utilization; Regression discontinuity design; Vietnam

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Wage Differential by Disability Status in an Agrarian Labor Market in India

Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 16, No. 14, 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Sep 2013
Sophie Mitra and Usha Sambamoorthi
Fordham University and West Virginia University
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Disability, Wage Gap Decomposition, India

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Can Households Cope with Health Shocks in Vietnam?

Health Econ. (2015)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Jun 2015
Fordham University, University of Western Australia, World Bank and University College London
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health shocks; disability; morbidity; coping mechanisms; expenditures; Vietnam

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Temporary and Partial Disability Programs in Nine Countries: What Can the United States Learn from Other Countries?

Mitra, S. (2009), Temporary and Partial Disability Programs in Nine Countries: What can the United States Learn from Other Countries?, Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 20(1), pp. 14-27
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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The Reservation Wages of Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 67, No. 4, pp. 89-111, 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Jul 2008
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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New Beneficiary Data System, reservation wages, Social Security Disability Insurance, work capabilities

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Invisible or Mainstream? Disability in Surveys and Censuses in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 May 2021
Fordham University, Fordham University, Fordham University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Fordham University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
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Data, Censuses, Surveys, Disability, Functional Difficulties

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The Economic Lives of People with Disabilities in Vietnam

Palmer M, Groce N, Mont D, Nguyen OH, Mitra S (2015) The Economic Lives of People with Disabilities in Vietnam. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0133623. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133623
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Jul 2015
University of Western Australia, University College London, World Bank, Inclusive Development Action (IDEA) and Fordham University
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Disability; Economic wellbeing; Costs; Coping mechanisms

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Development and Interdisciplinarity: a Citation Analysis

University of Western Australia Economics Discussion Paper 20.07
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2020
Sophie Mitra, Michael Palmer and Vu Vuong
Fordham University, University of Western Australia and The University of Western Australia
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Development; Interdisciplinarity; Development Studies; Development Economics; Social Sciences

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Dynamics in Health and Employment: Evidence from Indonesia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10256
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Subha Mani, Sophie Mitra and Usha Sambamoorthi
Fordham University - Fordham College at Rose Hill, Fordham University and West Virginia University
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health, disability, aging, employment, hours worked, Indonesia

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Decomposing Gender Differences in Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Among Veterans with or at Risk for Cardiovascular Illness

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Sep 2011
Fordham University, Rutgers University - School of Social Work, West Virginia University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Health Insurance and Children in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Review

Economic Record. doi:10.1111/1475-4932.12331
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Apr 2017
Fordham University, University of Western Australia, Fordham University, Students, World Bank and University College London
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Health insurance, literature review, children, developing countries.

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The Economic and Health Effects of Long-term Care Insurance: New Evidence from Korea

Kim, H. and Mitra, S. (2022). Economic and Health Effects of Long-term Care Insurance: New Evidence from Korea. The Journal of the Economics of Ageing. Vol. 23 100412; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeoa.2022.100412
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Jul 2023
Hoolda Kim and Sophie Mitra
Black Hills State University and Fordham University
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Long Term Care, Expenditures, Saving, Health, Health Insurance, Older Population, Korea

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The Reservation Wages of Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries

Mitra, S. (2007), The Reservation Wages of Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries, Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 67(4), pp. 89-111
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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Social Security Disability Insurance, Labor Supply, Reservation Wages

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Disability Identification Cards: Issues in Effective Design

Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, Working Paper Series: No. 29
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 May 2019
University College London - Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, University of Western Australia, Fordham University and University College London
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Disability ID Cards, Low and Middle-Income Countries, Social Protection, Disability Benefits

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Do Disability Inequalities Grow with Development? Evidence from 40 Countries

Sustainability 2022, 14, 5110. https://doi.org/10.3390/ su14095110
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Jun 2023
Emily Lewis, Sophie Mitra and Jaclyn Yap
Fordham University - Department of Economics, Fordham University and Fordham University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
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development; disability; inequality; human development; sustainable human development; multidimensional poverty; education; employment; standard of living; health

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Dynamics of health and labor income in Korea

Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Hoolda Kim and Sophie Mitra
Black Hills State University and Fordham University

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Health; Labor income; Aging; Korea; Dynamic panel data model

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The Impact of Recent Mental Health Changes on Employment: New Evidence from Longitudinal Data

Applied Economics, Vol. 49, No. 1, 2017
Posted: 16 Jun 2017
Sophie Mitra and Kristine Jones
Fordham University and Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research (NKI)

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Employment, labour market outcomes, mental illness, psychiatric disorders, substance abuse

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Are Workers with Disabilities More Likely to Be Displaced?

International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 27(4), pp. 1550-1579, 2016
Posted: 16 Jun 2017
Sophie Mitra and Douglas L. Kruse
Fordham University and Rutgers University

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Disability, Discrimination, Employment, Job Displacement, Job Mismatch

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Health, Disability and the Capability Approach: An Introduction

Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Vol. 16, No. 4, 2015
Posted: 09 Oct 2016
Jennifer Prah Ruger and Sophie Mitra
University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice and Fordham University

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