Research & Analysis by Carolyn A. Harrison

The U.S. Study of Work Incapacity and Reintegration
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 64, No. 1 (released April 2002)
by Peter M. Wheeler, John R. Kearney, and Carolyn A. Harrison

The International Social Security Association recently completed a six-nation comparative study of work incapacity and reintegration that focused on workers with back disorders. This article discusses the findings of the U.S. national study and discusses their policy implications.