NBER Disability Research Center

Research in the area of Demography and Health aims to better understand the demographic composition and health of the populations who apply for and are enrolled in the program now and the populations at risk of needing disability benefits in the future.

Research in the area of Disability and Work deals with the relationships between disability policy and work behavior and the potential to better design benefit systems to facilitate work.

Research on Program Interactions and Administration looks at the substantial interactions between disability insurance programs administered by the Social Security Administration and other public and private insurance systems.