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John E. Knodel

Research Professor Emeritus, Population Studies Center.

Professor Emeritus, Sociology.

Ph.D., Princeton University

Dr. Knodel has conducted research in the areas of social demography in developing countries (specializing in Southeast Asia and particularly Thailand) and European historical demography. His current research focuses on Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam and involves studies of the status of and support systems for the elderly, the impact of the AIDS epidemic on older persons, and family change.

Recent Publications

Books

Knodel, John E., Vipan Prachuabmoh, and Chanpen Saengtienchai. 2013. The Changing Well-being of Thai Elderly: An Update from the 2011 Survey of Older Persons in Thailand. HelpAge International. Abstract. Publisher Link .

Knodel, John E., and Napaporn Chayovan. 2009. Population Ageing and the Well-Being of Older Persons in Thailand: Past trends, current situation and future challenges. UNFPA Thailand. Abstract. PDF.

Knodel, John E., Jiraporn Kespichayawattana, Suvinee Wiwatwanich, and Chanpen Saengtienchai. 2007. Migration and Intergenerational Solidarity: Evidence from Rural Thailand. Bangkok: UNFPA. Abstract.

Knodel, John E. 2002. Demographic Behavior in the Past: A Study of Fourteen German Village Populations in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. Cambridge University Press. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Knodel, John E., Jiraporn Kespichayawattana, Suvinee Wiwatwanich, and Chanpen Saengtienchai. 2013. "The Future of Family Support for Thai Elderly: Views of the Populace." Journal of Population and Social Studies, 21(2): 110-132.

Zimmer, Zachary S., and John E. Knodel. 2013. "Older-age parents in rural cambodia and migration of adult children: A case study of two communes in Battambang province." Asian Population Studies, 9(2): 156-174. DOI.

Teerawichitchainan, Bussarawan, and John E. Knodel. 2012. "Tradition and change in marriage payments in Vietnam, 1963-2000." Asian Population Studies, 8(2): 151-172. PMCID: PMC3702189. DOI. Abstract.

Knodel, John E. 2012. "The Changing Impact of the AIDS Epidemic on Older-Age Parents in the Era of ART: Evidence from Thailand." Journal of Cross Cultural Gerontology, 27(1): 1-15. PMCID: PMC3296905. DOI. Abstract.

Knodel, John E., Sochanny Hak, Chandore Khuon, Dane So, and John McAndrew. 2011. "Parents and Family Members in the Era of ART: Evidence from Cambodia and Thailand." AIDS Care, 23(10): 1264-1273. PMCID: PMC3179792. DOI. Abstract.

Zimmer, Zachary S., and John E. Knodel. 2010. "Return Migration and the Health of Older Aged Parents: Evidence From Rural Thailand." Journal of Aging and Health, 22(7): 955-976. DOI. Abstract.

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