The prevalence of opioid use nationwide, coupled with the large share of new Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) awardees who have conditions associated with opioid use, suggests that opioid use may be common and increasing among SSDI applicants.
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Benefit-Cost Analysis Findings from the Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration (CSPED)Mar 30, 2019
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In this study, we use the Health and Retirement Study linked to detailed occupational data to descriptively examine whether the occupational path of older workers who report a new work-limiting health condition in the years before retirement differs from that of workers who remain limitation-free.
Effects of Four Responsible Fatherhood Programs for Low-Income Fathers: Evidence from the Parents and Children Together EvaluationJan 31, 2019
This brief presents the impacts of those programs on fathers’ parenting, relationships, economic stability, and well-being about one year after the fathers enrolled.
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This brief presents the impacts of these programs about one year after study enrollment.
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Presented at the 2018 Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency, these slides summarize impact findings from Mathematica’s evaluation of the Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood programs.
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