Vermont's Progressive Employment Program: A Preliminary Impact Analysis
- PE increases the likelihood of exiting VR with a job by 21.3 percentage points.
- Two quarters after VR exit, we observed a 6.3 percentage point increase in the share of PE recipients who earned more than$2,600.
- PE may have increased SSI recipient at the point of VR exit.
- This study’s findings—and its limitations—suggest that a rigorous prospective test of PE would help establish whether PE is evidence based.
Disability Statistics and Measurement Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (StatsRRTC)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research