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Abstract This paper examines how differences in Supplemental Security Income (SSI) generosity, driven by differences in state SSI supplements, affect people’s interaction with the program.  This paper uses county-level administrative data on SSI recipiency rates, as well as county-level data on SSI application rates, SSI award rates, group specific employment rates, earnings, and migration rates…

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Abstract This paper reviews the theoretical and empirical literature on micro pension products for informal sector workers in developing countries.  Micro pensions provide a mechanism that allows these workers to make small or infrequent contributions to a pension system, providing the flexibility they need to accommodate their irregular income flows.  The aim of micro pensions…

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