Former U.S. Treasury economist Ernie Tedeschi wrote a guest column for the New York Times analyzing recent labor force employment data. Tedeschi sourced his information from the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey and discovered promising signs that people with disabilities are returning to the labor force. Check out Tedeschi’s full report in NYT and readers’ comments about why the trend is occurring.
The Express Tribune reports that the Pakistani government is doing little to collect statistics on people with disabilities living in the country. Read more
The U.K. has set out to collect accurate data on its citizens with disabilities. So how is the government doing it? Read more
Whether connecting blind people with Braille questionnaires or seeing that mentally ill residents fill out the form, a Boston group is working with the U.S. Census statewide to make sure people with disabilities are counted.