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Social Security Programs and Retirement around the WorldHistorical Trends in Mortality and Health, Employment, and Disability Insurance Participation and Reforms$
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David A. Wise

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780226903095

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226921952.001.0001

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. Disability Insurance Programs in Canada

. Disability Insurance Programs in Canada

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(p.327) 9. Disability Insurance Programs in Canada
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Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World
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Michael Baker

Kevin Milligan

Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226921952.003.0010

This chapter examines disability insurance programs in Canada, and analyzes the long-run trends in Canada’s Pension Plan Disability Insurance participation. It relates these trends to changes in different measures of health and provides an institutional analysis of policy changes in order to explain the drivers of changes in disability insurance utilization through time. The results show that changes in program rules have a large impact on receipt of disability insurance. In contrast, the long-run trends in the measures of health do not appear to have a strong relationship with the trends in disability insurance participation.

Keywords:   Canada Pension Plan, health measures, disability insurance participation

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