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Robert F. Schoeni

Affiliated Programs:

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

Funded Research:

Michigan Center on the Demography of Aging - TRENDS ADRD Suppl (NIA)

Family Complexity, Resources, and the Transition to Adulthood (NICHD)

Health, Wealth, and Time Use Over the Life Course and Across Generations (NIA)

Transition to Adulthood within its Life Course & Intergenerational Family Context (NICHD)

Family Demography and Migration: Consequences for Health and Well-being (NICHD)

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

Linking 1940 U.S. Census Data for Five Modern Surveys on Health and Aging (NIA)

PSID, CDS, and TA: Data Enhancements and User Training, Support, and Outreach (NICHD)

Health and socioeconomic status of early retirees: patterns, differentials, and trends (Sloan)

Michigan Center on the Demography of Aging (NIA)

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

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

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)

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

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)

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)

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

Research Professor, 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.

Select 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.

Journal Articles

Choi, HwaJung, Robert F. Schoeni, and Linda G. Martin. 2016. "Are Functional and Activity Limitations Becoming More Prevalent among 55 to 69-Year-Olds in the United States?" PLoS ONE, 11(10): e0164565. DOI. Abstract.

Pfeffer, Fabian T., and Robert F. Schoeni. 2016. "How Wealth Inequality Shapes Our Future." RSF, 2(6): 2-22. DOI.

Lê-Scherban, Félice, Allison Brenner, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2016. "Childhood family wealth and mental health in a national cohort of young adults." SSM-Population Health, 2: 798-806. NIHMSID: NIHMS826236. DOI. Abstract.

Choi, HwaJung, K. McGarry, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2016. "Consumption and the extended family." Economics Letters, 140: 34-38. DOI. Abstract.

Pfeffer, Fabian T., Robert F. Schoeni, A. Kennickell, and P. Andreski. 2016. "Measuring wealth and wealth inequality: Comparing two US surveys." Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 41(2): 103-120. PMCID: PMC5145259. DOI. Abstract.

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Current PSC Trainee:

Adriana Reyes.