The Reservation Wages of Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 67, No. 4, pp. 89-111, 2007

24 Pages Posted: 2 Jul 2008

Date Written: 2007

Abstract

Using the New Beneficiary Data System, this article examines the reservation wages of a sample of Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) beneficiaries with work capabilities. It analyzes the magnitude of the reservation wages of DI beneficiaries compared to the last wage earned and to benefit amounts. In addition, the article discusses the determinants of reservation wages for DI beneficiaries.

Keywords: New Beneficiary Data System, reservation wages, Social Security Disability Insurance, work capabilities

Suggested Citation

Mitra, Sophie, The Reservation Wages of Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries (2007). Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 67, No. 4, pp. 89-111, 2007, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1153996

Sophie Mitra (Contact Author)

Fordham University ( email )

441 East Fordham road
Bronx, NY 10458
United States

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

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