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Table 6 Estimates of differences in the log-number of DI beneficiaries by diagnostic type and by gubernatorial term length

From: The political economy of the disability insurance: theory and evidence of gubernatorial learning

Dep. variable Multiterm SE Multiterm SE
Change in beneficiaries State FE Governor FE
Congenital 0.01* (0.01) -0.00 (0.01)
Endocrinous 0.01 (0.02) -0.00 (0.02)
Infectious 0.02 (0.02) 0.01 (0.02)
Injuries 0.02 (0.02) 0.03 (0.03)
Total mental -0.03 (0.06) -0.06 (0.08)
Retardation -0.01 (0.02) -0.05 (0.03)
Other mental -0.02 (0.05) -0.01 (0.08)
Neoplasm 0.00 (0.02) -0.01 (0.03)
Blood -0.01 (0.01) -0.02 (0.01)
Circulatory system -0.00 (0.02) 0.01 (0.03)
Digestive system 0.01 (0.01) 0.01 (0.02)
Genitourinary 0.02 (0.01) 0.01 (0.02)
Musculoskeletal -0.07 (0.04) -0.04 (0.06)
Nervous 0.02 (0.02) 0.00 (0.03)
Respiratory 0.00 (0.02) -0.05** (0.02)
Skin -0.01 (0.01) -0.01 (0.01)
Other mental 0.01 (0.01) -0.00 (0.01)
  1. Based on the DI statistical supplements from 2000 to 2007. Heteroskedasticity and autocorrelation (4 lags) robust standard errors at the state level in parentheses. Coefficients that are significant at the.10 [.05] (.01) are marked with *[**](***). All regressions include year fixed effects, and either state or governor fixed effects.