RAND Center for Disability Research

The onset of a severe health impairment can alter the course of an individual's career, in many cases leading to an unexpected and substantial reduction in labor market activity and, ultimately, long-term claiming of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.

The RAND Center for Disability Research (CDR) aims to better understand the social and economic causes and consequences of disability in the United States. Research themes include examining the roles of employers, healthcare markets, knowledge networks and social insurance programs such as SSDI.

  • Autonomous vehicles driving on a city road with a graphic circle representing sensors. Photo by JIRAROJ PRADITCHAROENKUL / Getty Images

    Older Adults, New Mobility, and Automated Vehicles

    Feb 22, 2021

    Many older adults have fewer transport options, even as the transportation landscape is rapidly shifting. What are the potential benefits and harms to older adults that arise from the introduction of autonomous vehicles?

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