A note on job mobility among workers with disabilities

Marjorie L. Baldwin, Edward J. Schumacher

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This article uses data from the 1990 and 1993 panels of the Survey of Income and Program Participation to analyze relationships between disability status and job mobility. We identify individuals who experienced voluntary or involuntary job separations over a 20-month period and examine the effect of disability status on rates of job change and wage growth following a job change. The results show that disabled workers are more likely to experience involuntary job changes than are nondisabled workers, but there is little difference in the wage effects of job changes by disability status.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)430-441
Number of pages12
JournalIndustrial Relations
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Industrial relations
  • Strategy and Management
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation


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