Why did the SSI-disabled program grow so much? Disentangling the effect of Medicaid.

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The number of participants in the SSI program grew by 1.1 million from 1987 to 1993. This paper examines the role of Medicaid on the SSI participation decision. I use the rapid growth in average Medicaid expenditure as a proxy for its value. OLS estimates of Medicaid's effect may be biased because of omitted variables bias and measurement error. I therefore… (More)

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@article{Yelowitz1998WhyDT, title={Why did the SSI-disabled program grow so much? Disentangling the effect of Medicaid.}, author={Aaron S. Yelowitz}, journal={Journal of health economics}, year={1998}, volume={17 3}, pages={321-49} }