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Albert Hermalin

Research Professor Emeritus, Population Studies Center.

Professor Emeritus, Sociology.

Ph.D., Princeton University

Dr. Hermalin is currently involved in studying older age mortality and health in Asia. He has also done extensive research on fertility using multi-level analysis.

Recent Publications


Hermalin, Albert. 2002. . (Ed)The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia: A Four-Country Comparative Study. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. Abstract. Publisher Link .

Journal Articles

Hermalin, Albert, and Deborah Lowry. 2012. "The Decline of Smoking Among Female Birth Cohorts in China in the 20th Century: A Case of Arrested Diffusion?" Population Research and Policy Review, 31(4): 545-570. PMCID: PMC3419480. DOI. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Cathy Sun, and I-Wen Liu. 2009. "Nativity differentials in older age mortality in Taiwan: Do they exist and why?" Journal of Population Studies, (39): 1-58. PMCID: PMC3163851. Abstract. Public Access.

Hermalin, Albert. 2007. "COMMENTARY -- Using our data resources efficiently." Asian Population Studies, 3(3): 183-185.

Ofstedal, Mary Beth, Zachary Zimmer, Albert Hermalin, Angelique Chang, Yi-Li Chuang, Josefina Natividad, and Zhe Tang. 2007. "Short-term Trends in Functional Limitation and Disability Among Older Asians: A Comparison of Five Asian Settings." Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 22(3): 243-261. DOI. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Rebecca Tesfai. 2007. "Future Characteristics of the Elderly in Developing Countries and Their Implications for Policy." Asian Population Studies, 3(1): 5-36. DOI.

PSC Reports

Hermalin, Albert, and Deborah Lowry. 2010. "The Age Prevalence of Smoking among Chinese Women: A Case of Arrested Diffusion?" PSC Research Report No. 10-718. September 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Lowry, Deborah, and Albert Hermalin. 2010. "A Birth Cohort Analysis of Smoking in China and Its Implication." PSC Research Report No. 10-717. September 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Hermalin, Albert, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Cathy Sun, and I-Wen Liu. 2007. "Nativity Differentials in Older Age Mortality in Taiwan: Do They Exist and Why?" Elderly in Asia Report No. 07-63. May 2007. Abstract. PDF.

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