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Disability and Economic Well-Being in Old Age

Title
Disability and Economic Well-Being in Old Age
Authors
Ozawa M.N.Hong B.-E.
Ewha Authors
홍백의
Issue Date
2003
Journal Title
Journal of Disability Policy Studies
ISSN
1044-2073JCR Link
Citation
vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 231 - 243
Indexed
SSCI; SCOPUS scopus
Abstract
Because their income status after retirement depends heavily on their prior experiences, retired people with disabilities face economic hardship compared with those without disability. While they are young, they tend to have less education and lower paying jobs and are less likely to marry. Thus, the question arises: Does disability status per se make them economically disadvantaged? This article presents the results of a study that investigated the net effect of disability status on the income status of retired people at the time of retirement and 10 years later, controlling for demographic variables, education, occupation, and degree of labor force attachment. The major finding was that when other variables were controlled, there was no difference in the income status of disabled and nondisabled persons at these two points in time. © 2003, Sage Publications. All rights reserved.
DOI
10.1177/104420730301300405
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