The Disability Discrimination Act in the UK : Helping or Hindering Employment Amongst the Disabled?

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Bell, David N.F.; Heitmüller, Axel;
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: I18 | J2 | J78 | J71 | disability | employment | difference-in-difference | discrimination | Behindertenpolitik | Wirtschaftspolitische Wirkungsanalyse | Behinderte Arbeitskräfte | Gleichberechtigung | Arbeitslosigkeit | Schätzung | Grossbritannien
    • ddc: ddc:330

The enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 triggered a substantial academic debate about its consequences on employment rates of disabled people. In contrast, the employment provision of the 1996 Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) in Britain has... View more
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