How to Reduce Disability: Lessons from Chile
Publication Date: August 2010
Publisher(s): National Center for Policy Analysis (U.S.)
Author(s): Estelle James
Keywords: disability; chile; reduce disability
Coverage: United States Chile
Disability costs are rising in many countries, including the United States. Disability is the fastest-rising component of U.S. Social Security, growing at nearly twice the rate of retirement benefit spending. Chile, however, reversed this trend when it implemented a new retirement and disability benefits system in 1981.