Archive: Marisa Shenk

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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…

Their finances are in the green

Abstract This paper examines the work-related overpayment and benefit suspension experiences of recently employed Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income beneficiaries using data from the 2017 National Beneficiary Survey. It documents overpayment and benefit suspension rates and the characteristics of beneficiaries experiencing these events and examines the association between knowledge of Social Security…