Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Research Professor, Survey Research Center.
Professor, Economics Department.
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Active research areas include issues of time allocation, the economics of childcare, and cross-national comparative studies on the role of information technology. Other research interests include family decisions about wealth, pensions, and savings as they relate to individual mental and physical health through time.
Belli, R., Frank P. Stafford, and Duane Alwin. 2009. Calendar and time diary : methods in life course research. Los Angeles: Sage.
Freedman, Vicki, Frederick G. Conrad, Jennifer Cornman, Norbert Schwarz, and Frank P. Stafford. 2014. "Does Time Fly When You are Having Fun? A Day Reconstruction Method Analysis." Journal of Happiness Studies, 15(3): 639-655. PMCID: PMC4122315. DOI. Abstract.
Freedman, Vicki, Frank P. Stafford, Norbert Schwarz, and Frederick G. Conrad. 2013. "Measuring Time Use of Older Couples: Lessons from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics." Field Methods, 25(4): 405-422. PMCID: PMC3848247. DOI.
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. Abstract.
Stafford, Frank P., and Ngina Chiteji. 2012. "Shaping Health Behavior across Generations: Evidence from Time Use data in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics and its Supplements." Annals of Economics and Statistics, 105: 185-208. PMCID: PMC3891881.
Freedman, Vicki, Frank P. Stafford, Frederick G. Conrad, Norbert Schwarz, and Jennifer Cornman. 2012. "Assessing Time Diary Quality for Older Couples: An Analysis of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics’ Disability and Use of Time (DUST) Supplement." Annals of Economics and Statistics, 105/106: 271-289. PMCID: PMC3613756. Abstract.
Freedman, Vicki, Frank P. Stafford, Norbert Schwarz, Frederick G. Conrad, and Jennifer C. Cornman. 2012. "Disability, participation, and subjective wellbeing among older couples." Social Science & Medicine, 74(4): 588-596. PMCID: PMC3371257. DOI. Abstract.
Gouskova, Elena, Ngina Chiteji, and Frank P. Stafford. 2010. "Pension Participation: Do Parents Transmit Time Preference?" Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 31(2): 138-150. PMCID: PMC3692568. DOI. Abstract.
Gouskova, E., N. Chiteji, and Frank P. Stafford. 2010. "Estimating the intergenerational persistence of lifetime earnings with life course matching: Evidence from the PSID." Labour Economics, 17(3): 592-597. PMCID: PMC3692297. DOI. Abstract.