Aid for disabilities should look more like the EITC

Don’t forget this:

An estimated 23 percent of people with cognitive disabilities were employed in 2011, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Many do not seek employment, in part because of concerns about losing federal subsidies.

Again, insofar as it is possible, we should pay people to work, rather than paying them not to work.

By the way, I am not suggesting that bad policy is the only reason for unemployment in this context.

The article is here.


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