Research and Analysis by Virginia P. Reno

Recent Trends in Workers' Compensation
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 67 No. 1 (released August 2007)
by Ishita Sengupta and Virginia P. Reno

Workers' compensation pays for medical care immediately after injury and pays cash benefits for last work time after a 3- to 7-day waiting period. As a source of support for disabled workers, it is surpassed in size only be the Social Security Disability Insurance program. This article traces the development of workers' compensation coverage, benefits, and employer costs in 2004.

Workers' Compensation, Social Security Disability Insurance, and the Offset: A Fact Sheet
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 65 No. 4 (released May 2005)
by Virginia P. Reno, Cecili Thompson Williams, and Ishita Sengupta

This article offers a brief summary of the workers' compensation and Social Security Disability Insurance programs. Information highlighted includes the differences between the two programs' types and terms of coverage. It compares the differing patterns in workers' compensation and Social Security disability benefits as a percentage of wages over the past few decades and considers the potential causes for such trends. The article also explains the offset provision included in the 1965 Social Security Amendments, the intention behind the offset, and how and when offsets are applied.

The Role of Pensions in Retirement Income: Trends and Questions
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 56 No. 1 (released January 1993)
by Virginia P. Reno

A Look at Very Early Retirees
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 52 No. 3 (released March 1989)
by Michael D. Packard and Virginia P. Reno

Economic Security, 1935–85
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 48 No. 12 (released December 1985)
by Virginia P. Reno and Susan Grad

Relationship Between the Retirement, Disability, and Unemployment Insurance Programs: The U.S. Experience
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 48 No. 5 (released May 1985)
by Virginia P. Reno and Daniel N. Price

Women and Social Security
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 48 No. 2 (released February 1985)
by Virginia P. Reno

Distribution of Income Sources of Recent Retirees: Findings From the New Beneficiary Survey
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 48 No. 1 (released January 1985)
by Linda Drazga Maxfield and Virginia P. Reno

Low-Income Aged: Eligibility and Participation in SSI
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 45 No. 5 (released May 1982)
by Linda Drazga Maxfield, Melinda M. Upp, and Virginia P. Reno

Benefits for Individual Retired Workers and Couples Now Approaching Retirement Age
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 45 No. 2 (released February 1982)
by Virginia P. Reno and Anne Dee Rader

Questions on Social Security and the Future Work Force
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 39 No. 8 (released August 1976)
by Virginia P. Reno

Women Newly Entitled to Retired-Worker Benefits: Survey of New Beneficiaries
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 36 No. 4 (released April 1973)
by Virginia P. Reno

Compulsory Retirement Among Newly Entitled Workers: Survey of New Beneficiaries
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 35 No. 3 (released March 1972)
by Virginia P. Reno

Second Pensions Among Newly Entitled Workers: Survey of New Beneficiaries
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 34 No. 11 (released November 1971)
by Lenore E. Bixby and Virginia P. Reno

Benefit Levels of Newly Retired Workers: Findings from the Survey of New Beneficiaries
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 34 No. 7 (released July 1971)
by Virginia P. Reno and Carol Zuckert

Why Men Stop Working At or Before Age 65: Findings from the Survey of New Beneficiaries
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 34 No. 6 (released June 1971)
by Virginia P. Reno

When People Are Forced To Move
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 30 No. 11 (released November 1967)
by Virginia P. Reno