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Robert F. Schoeni

Affiliated Programs:

TRENDS - Evaluating Old-Age Disability and Health Trends (NIA)

Funded Research:

University of Michigan Retirement Research Center 2013-2018 (SSA)

The Effect of the SNAP Benefits On Household Spending: Evidence from the 2009 Stimulus Legislation (Department of Agriculture)

Transitions from Preschool through High School: Family, Schools & Neighborhoods (NICHD)

Psychological Human Capital and Mortality across the Life Course: Evidence from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (MiCDA)

Psychological Human Capital and Health across the Life Course: Evidence from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSC Initiatives Fund)

Historical Trends in Parental Financial Support of Young Adults (PSC Initiatives Fund)

Continuity and Change in American Economic and Social Life: The PSID 2012 - 2016 (NSF)

Economic Status, Health, & Wellbeing over the Life Course and Across Generations (NIA)

Preserving and Utilizing Historical Data in the PSID (NSF)

Wealth after the Great Recession: Who Lost and Who Recovered? (Russell Sage Foundation)

Training in the Demography and Economics of Aging (NIA)

Social Science Training in Population Studies (NICHD)

Intergenerational Family Transfers of Time and Money in the PSID (NIA)

Health, Wealth, and Wellbeing over the Life Course and Across Generations (NIA)

Family Exchanges Study II (NIA)

Family Dynamics, Fertility, and Investments in Children Across Generations (NICHD)

Panel Study of Income Dynamics - 2011 Philanthropy Module (Wave 37) (Templeton)

Dynamic Participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and its Impact on Child Overweight (Department of Agriculture)

Creating a Lifecourse Panel From Birth to Early Adulthood (NICHD)

The Shape of Income and Mortality (NIA)

Transitions From Preschool Through High School: Family, Schools and Neighborhoods (NICHD)

Health, Wealth, and Pensions Over the Life Course in a Long Panel (NIA)

Children in Transition to Adulthood: Family and Siblings Connections (NICHD)

Economic Status, Health, and Well-Being Over the Life Course and Across Generations (NIA)

Continuity and Change in American Economic and Social Life: The Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) 2007 2011 (NSF)

Research Professor, Population Studies Center.

Co-Director, Postdoctoral Program, Population Studies Center.

Professor, G. Ford School of Public Policy.

Professor, Economics.

Research Professor, Survey Research Center.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Schoeni studies labor economics, the family, aging, and welfare policy. Recent studies include the investigation of changes in old-age health status and disability, the effects of welfare reform on various outcomes, the economic consequences of workplace injuries, and poverty among older women. He also serves as Co-Director of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics.

Recent Publications

Books

Schoeni, Robert F., James S. House, George A. Kaplan, and Harold Pollack. 2008. Making Americans Healthier: Social and Economic Policy as Health Policy. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. Abstract.

Blank, Rebecca M., Sheldon H. Danziger, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2006. Working and Poor: How Economic and Policy Changes Are Affecting Low-Wage Workers. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. Abstract.

Schoeni, Robert F. 2002. Countrywide evaluation of the long-term family self-sufficiency plan. Santa Monica, CA: Rand.

Journal Articles

Pfeffer, Fabian T., Sheldon H. Danziger, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2013. "Wealth Disparities Before and After the Great Recession." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 650(1): 98-123. DOI. Abstract.

McGonagle, Katherine, Robert F. Schoeni, and Mick P. Couper. 2013. "The effects of a between-wave incentive experiment on contact update and production outcomes in a panel study." Journal of Official Statistics, 29(2): 261-276. PMCID: PMC3253355. Public Access.

Schoeni, Robert F., Frank P. Stafford, Katherine McGonagle, and Patricia Andreski. 2013. "Response Rates in National Panel Surveys." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 645(1): 60-87. PMCID: PMC3555140. DOI.

Freedman, Vicki, Brenda Spillman, Patti Andreski, Jennifer C. Cornman, Eileen Crimmins, Ellen Kramarow, James Lubitz, Linda Martin, Sharon Merkin, Robert F. Schoeni, Teresa Seeman, and Timothy Waidmann. 2013. "Trends in Late-Life Activity Limitations in the United States: An Update from Five National Surveys." Demography, 50(2): 661-671. PMCID: PMC3586750. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Martin, L., Robert F. Schoeni, P. Andreski, and C. Jagger. 2012. "Trends and inequalities in late-life health and functioning in England." Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(10): 874-80. DOI. Abstract.

Patrick, M., Patrick Wightman, Robert F. Schoeni, and John E. Schulenberg. 2012. "Socioeconomic status and substance use among young adults: a comparison across constructs and drugs." Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 73(5): 772-82. PMCID: PMC3410945. Abstract.

McGonagle, K., Robert F. Schoeni, Narayan Sastry, and Vicki Freedman. 2012. "The Panel Study of Income Dynamics: Overview, Recent Innovations, and Potential for Life Course Research." Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 3(2): 268-284. PMCID: PMC3591471. Licensed Access.

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