CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 1471
Posted: 19 Mar 1997
Date Written: September 1996
The paper explores the employment implications of allowing people the opportunity of using a portion of their incapacity benefits to provide employment vouchers for employers that hire them. The analysis indicates that introducing this policy could increase employment, raise the incomes of incapacity benefit recipients, and reduce employers' labor costs.
JEL Classification: J23, J24, J31, J32, J64
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Orszag, J. Michael and Snower, Dennis J., Incapacity Benefits versus Benefit Transfers (September 1996). CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 1471. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3813