Examining the Role of Past Incarceration on Later Life work, Disability and DI Applications and Receipt

Principal Investigator: Gary Engelhardt

Active Dates: 2022 – 2023

Funding Source: Social Security Administration, Boston College


Understanding the determinants of applications for and receipts of DI and SSI benefits is a cornerstone of Social Security program analysis. This project contributes to the DI and SSI knowledge base by estimating the net impact of incarceration in early and mid-adulthood on later laterlife employment, DI and SSI applications and benefit receipt.