Mark Duggan

Professor of Business and Public Policy, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Mark Duggan, PhD is a Professor of Business and Public Policy at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. His current research focuses on theoretically modeling and empirically estimating the effect of government expenditure programs such as Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid on the behavior of individuals and firms.

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Supporting Work: A Proposal for Modernizing the U.S. Disability Insurance System

Papers • December 2010 • David Autor, Mark Duggan

The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program has failed to support the ongoing employment and economic self-sufficiency of workers with disabilities, leading to rapid growth in program expenditures and declining employment of Americans with disabilities. This proposal offers a blueprint for reversing this needless employment decline and stemming the dramatic growth of the SSDI program.


The Future of American Jobs, Part II

Events • December 3, 2010 • Washington, DC

The Hamilton Project and the Center for American Progress hosted the second of two conferences addressing the long-term challenges of creating quality jobs in the United States and preparing American workers for those jobs of the future. As part of the event, The Hamilton Project and the Center for American Progress released three targeted policy proposals by outside scholars to deal with the long-term challenges associated with the new global economy.

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