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Dirgha J. Ghimire

Research Associate Professor, Population Studies Center.

Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Ghimire studies the relationship among social context, social change, family organization, marriage arrangement, and first birth timing in Nepal. His research also includes the inter-relationship between population and environmental dynamics.

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Journal Articles

Hawes, Armani, William G. Axinn, and Dirgha J. Ghimire. Forthcoming. "Ethnicity and Psychiatric Disorders." Annals of Psychiatry and Mental Health. NIHMSID: NIHMS826048.

Axinn, William G., Dirgha J. Ghimire, and Emily Smith-Greenaway. 2017. "Emotional Variation and Fertility Behavior." Demography, 54(2): 437-458. DOI. Abstract.

Ghimire, Dirgha J. 2017. "Social context of first birth timing in a rapidly changing rural setting." Social Science Research, 61: 314-329. PMCID: PMC5125526. DOI. Abstract.

Bhandari, Prem B., and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2016. "Rural Agricultural Change and Individual Out-migration." Rural Sociology, 81(4): 572-600. NIHMSID: NIHMS835527. DOI. Abstract.

Ghimire, Dirgha J., William G. Axinn, and Emily Smith-Greenaway. 2015. "Impact of the spread of mass education on married women's experience with domestic violence." Social Science Research, 54: 319-331. PMCID: PMC4607934. DOI. Abstract.

West, Brady T., Dirgha J. Ghimire, and William G. Axinn. 2015. "Evaluating a Modular Design Approach to Collecting Survey Data Using Text Messages." Survey Research Methods, 9(2): 111-123. PMCID: PMC4551499. DOI. Abstract.

Axinn, William G., Dirgha J. Ghimire, Nathalie Williams, and Kate Scott. 2015. "Associations between the social organization of communities and psychiatric disorders in rural Asia." Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 50(10): 1537-1545. PMCID: PMCID4594883. DOI. Abstract.

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Ellen Compernolle.