Replication data for: Disability Benefit Receipt and Reform: Reconciling Trends in the United Kingdom

Richard Blundell, James Banks & Carl Emmerson
The UK has enacted a number of reforms to the structure of disability benefits that has made it a major case study for other countries thinking of reform. The introduction of Incapacity Benefit in 1995 coincided with a strong decline in disability benefit expenditure, reversing previous sharp increases. From 2008 the replacement of Incapacity Benefit with Employment and Support Allowance was intended to reduce spending further. We bring together administrative and survey data over the...
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