Date of Award

Spring 5-18-2016

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Purvi Sevak

Second Advisor

Partha Deb

Academic Program Adviser

Partha Deb


The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationship concerning the onset of a disability and labor market outcomes in the United States. This study found evidence that the onset of some but not all types of disabilities was associated with the worsening of some, but not all outcomes.



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