“Who Goes on Disability when Times are Tough? The Role of Work Norms among Immigrants”

Head shot of Delia Furtado

Visiting Scientist Delia Furtado, PhD, has co-authored a paper published in European Economic Review that examines who (in this case, immigrants in the U.S.) is likely to go on disability in response to worsening economic conditions. Findings suggest that the work norms in a person’s home country play a notable role.