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Monday, Dec 7 at noon, 6050 ISR-Thompson
Daniel Eisenberg, "Healthy Minds Network: Mental Health among College-Age Populations"

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Siwei Cheng

Graduate Student, Population Studies Center.

Graduate Student, Joint Doctoral Program in Public Policy and Social Science, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

The life course trajectories of inequality; Work, occupation, and earnings inequality; Social networks in the social context; China.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Xie, Yu, Siwei Cheng, and Xiang Zhou. 2015. "Assortative mating without assortative preference." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(19): 5974-5978. PMCID: PMC4434718. DOI. Abstract.

Cheng, Siwei. 2014. "A Life Course Trajectory Framework for Understanding the Intracohort Pattern of Wage Inequality." American Journal of Sociology, 120(3): 633-700. DOI. Abstract.

Cheng, Siwei, and Yu Xie. 2013. "Structural effect of size on interracial friendship." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(18): 7165-9. PMCID: PMC3645520. DOI. Abstract.

PSC Reports

Cheng, Siwei, and Yu Xie. 2012. "Size Matters: The Structural Effect on Social Relations." PSC Research Report No. 12-756. March 2012. Abstract. PDF.