UM12-21: The Great Recession, Workers with Disabilities and Implications for Retirement Security

Evidence suggests that older workers with disabilities have been hit particularly hard by the recent recession. The increased difficulty in finding a job faced by individuals with disabilities, combined with the longer spells of unemployment experienced by all workers in…

UM12-22: Retirement in Japan and the United States: Cross-national Comparisons using the Japanese Study of Aging and Retirement (JSTAR) and the U.S. Health and Retirement Study (HRS)

Cross-national comparisons of data from developed countries have provided many insights into the retirement process and policy.  We make use of new data from the Japanese Study of Aging and Retirement (JSTAR) and the U.S. Health and Retirement Study (HRS)…

UM12-Q1: Communication with Individuals with Intellectual and Psychiatric Disabilities: A Literature Review

Governmental agencies serve individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) and Psychiatric Disabilities (PD) and must consequently communicate with these individuals at multiple points, from interviews with claims representatives to written notices sent to applicants and beneficiaries about highly complex material. We…

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