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James S. House

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Angus Campbell Distinguished University Professor Emeritus.

Research Scientist Emeritus, Epidemiology, School of Public Health.

Professor Emeritus, Sociology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

Professor Emeritus, Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr House's research interests include Social Psychology, Political Sociology, Social Structure and Personality, Psychosocial and Socioeconomic Factors in Health, Survey Research Methods, American Society

Recent Publications


House, James S. 2015. Beyond Obamacare: Life, Death, and Social Policy. Russell Sage. Abstract. Public Access.

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.

Journal Articles

House, James S. 2015. "Toward a new nationally representative household panel survey (NRHPS)." Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 40(1-4): 423-431. DOI. Abstract.

Mehta, Neil, James S. House, and Michael R. Elliott. 2015. "Dynamics of health behaviours and socioeconomic differences in mortality in the USA." Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 69(5): 416-422. PMCID: PMC4451600. DOI. Abstract.

Carr, Deborah S., John Sonnega, Randolph M. Nesse, and James S. House. 2014. "Do Special Occasions Trigger Psychological Distress Among Older Bereaved Spouses? An Empirical Assessment of Clinical Wisdom." Journals of Gerontology Series B-Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 69(1): 113-122. PMCID: PMC3894124. DOI. Abstract.

Tapia Granados, Jose A., James S. House, Edward L. Ionides, Sarah Burgard, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2014. "Individual Joblessness, Contextual Unemployment, and Mortality Risk." American Journal of Epidemiology, 180(3): 280-287. PMCID: PMC4108041. DOI. Abstract.

Hicken, Margaret, Hedy Lee, Jeffrey Morenoff, James S. House, and David R. Williams. 2014. "Racial/ethnic Disparities in Hypertension Prevalence: Reconsidering the Role of Chronic Stress." American Journal of Public Health, 104(1): 117-123. PMCID: PMC3910029. DOI. Abstract.

Viruell-Fuentes, Edna A., Jeffrey Morenoff, David R. Williams, and James S. House. 2013. "Contextualizing nativity status, Latino social ties, and ethnic enclaves: An examination of the immigrant social ties hypothesis." Ethnicity & Health, 18(6): 586-609. PMCID: PMC4176765. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, Michael R. Elliott, Kara Zivin, and James S. House. 2013. "Working Conditions and Depressive Symptoms: A Prospective Study of US Adults." Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 55(9): 1007-14. PMCID: PMC3951142. DOI. Abstract.

Hunte, H., G. Mentz, James S. House, A. Schulz, David R. Williams, Michael R. Elliott, Jeffrey Morenoff, and D. White-Perkins. 2012. "Variations in hypertension-related outcomes among Blacks, Whites and Hispanics in two large urban areas and in the United States." Ethnicity & Disease, 22(4): 391-7. PMCID: PMC3579519. Abstract.

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