The Labor Market Experience of Workers with Disabilities: The ADA and Beyond

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Index
Accommodation costs. See Costs of accommodation
ADA. See Americans with Disabilities Act
Age barriers to education, 149
Americans with disabilities
distribution across disability type, SIPP data set, 1986 —1997, 17f
impact of disabilities on being employed part-time, CPS, 1981—2000, 79f
labor force participation rates, 28—29 overreporting of disabilities by nonworking, 13
public attitudes toward, 4
voluntary part-time employment, CPS, 1981—2000, 79f
See also Disabled versus nondisabled workers; Disabled workers
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 1
compliance difficulties, 4
conclusions about, 152—154
covered and noncovered workers, 57
documenting its impact, 5
effect of state legislation on, 125
expected impact on wages, 49
firm size and compliance with, 42
impact on composition of the unemployed, 112—115
impact on employment, 27, 31—33, 37, 44, 139
impact on fringe benefits, 67—70
impact on hours of work, 138, 140
impact on industrial disparity, 93
impact on job search spell length, 115—116
impact on labor force participation, 132—133
impact on occupational disparity, 93
impact on opportunities in high- growth occupations and industries, 97—98
impact on opportunities in high-wage occupations and industries, 98—99
impact on part-time employment, 80— 81
impact on voluntary job separations, 106—111
impact on voluntary part-time employment, 81—83, 85
impact on wage differentials, 63—64, 136
impact on wages, 6061, 70—71, 140
lack of dramatic impact, 141—142
litigation, 142
long-term trends versus its outcomes, 11, 66
new ground broken by, 2
relation to social change, 4 —5, 132 unique effects of, 140
Benefits. See Fringe benefits
Bivariate probit model
employment and labor force participation, 24—25
part-time and voluntary part-time employment, 86 —87t
part-time employment, 77—79, 80t
Coefficient effect, 62, 63, 64 —66
College education assistance, 149
Compensation, 49—74
relative position of disabled workers regarding, 71
Costs of accommodation
estimates, 37
and firm size, 44
influence on employment outcomes, 37
and wages, 57, 60, 70, 136
Covered disabled workers, 57
CPS. See Current Population Survey
Cross-sectional analyses, 11
See also Pooled, cross-sectional analysis

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Table of contents

  • The Labor Market Experience of Workers with Disabilities - The Ada and Beyond *
  • Contents v
  • Figures vi
  • Tables viii
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Preface xiii
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • 2 - Employment (Co-Authored with Ludmila Rovba) 21
  • 3 - Compensation: Wages and Benefits 49
  • 4 - Hours of Work, Distribution, and Representation 75
  • 5 - Separation, Unemployment, and Job Search 105
  • 6 - State Versus Federal Legislation 125
  • 7 - Conclusions and Policy Implications 141
  • Appendix A - Cps Sample Construction 157
  • Appendix B - Sipp Sample Construction 159
  • Appendix C - Supplemental Tables *
  • Appendix D - State Disability Legislation *
  • References 209
  • The Author 217
  • Index 219
  • About the Institute 229
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