Archive: Amal Harrati

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Abstract This paper examines the experiences of older adults with disabling conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic using data from the 2020 Health and Retirement Study.  It documents the negative health, work, and financial experiences of older adults by disability status, race, and ethnicity.  It also explores the intersectionality of race and ethnicity with disability and t…

Senior Healthcare Assistance in a Home

Abstract This paper examines the alignment between self-reported and administrative records of applications to and receipt of federal disability benefits. It uses data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS), specifically the cross-wave consistent version developed by the RAND Corporation. The HRS has surveyed adults over the age of 50 every other year since 1992…