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Deirdre Bloome wins ASA award for work on racial inequality and intergenerational transmission

Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

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Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

Vicki Freedman

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Research Professor, Survey Research Center.

Ph.D., Yale University

Dr. Freedman has published extensively on the topics of population aging, disability, and long-term care. She currently serves as Co-Principal Investigator of two national panel studies: the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS) and the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID). She is also leading a supplemental study of disability, time use and well-being among older adults in the PSID.

Recent Publications

Books

Albert, Steven M., and Vicki Freedman. 2010. Public health and aging : maximizing function and well-being. New York : Springer. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Wolf, Douglas, Vicki Freedman, Jan Ondrich, Christopher Seplaki, and Brenda Spillman. Forthcoming. "Disability Trajectories at the End of Life: A "Countdown" Model." Journals of Gerontology B Psychology Science Social Science. Abstract.

Burke, James, Lesli Skolarus, and Vicki Freedman. 2015. "Racial Disparities in Poststroke Activity Limitations Are Not due to Differences in Prestroke Activity Limitation." Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 24(7): 1636-1639. DOI. Abstract.

Skolarus, Lesli, James Burke, and Vicki Freedman. 2014. "The Role of Accommodations in Poststroke Disability Management." Journals of Gerontology B Psychology Science Social Science, 69(Suppl 1): s26-s34. DOI. Abstract.

Freedman, Vicki, Emily M. Agree, Jennifer C. Cornman, Brenda C. Spillman, and Judith D. Kasper. 2014. "Reliability and Validity of Self-Care and Mobility Accommodations Measures in the National Health and Aging Trends Study." Gerontologist, 54(6): 944-951. PMCID: PMC4271105. DOI. Abstract.

Freedman, Vicki, Jennifer C. Cornman, and Deborah S. Carr. 2014. "Is Spousal Caregiving Associated With Enhanced Well-Being? New Evidence From the Panel Study of Income Dynamics." Journals of Gerontology Series B - Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 69(6): 861-869. PMCID: PMC4296136. DOI. Abstract.

Freedman, Vicki, and Brenda C. Spillman. 2014. "The residential continuum from home to nursing home: size, characteristics and unmet needs of older adults." Journals of Gerontology Series B - Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 69(S1): S42-S50. PMCID: PMC4303069. DOI. Abstract.

Kasper, Judith D., and Vicki Freedman. 2014. "Findings from the 1st round of the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS): introduction to a special issue." Journals of Gerontology Series B - Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 69(S1): S1-S7.

Freedman, Vicki, and Brenda C. Spillman. 2014. "Disability and Care Needs Among Older Americans." Milbank Quarterly, 92(3): 509-541. PMCID: PMC4221755. DOI. Abstract.

Burke, James, Vicki Freedman, Lynda Diane Lisabeth, Devin L. Brown, Adrianne Haggins, and Lesli E. Skolarus. 2014. "Racial differences in disability after stroke: Results from a nationwide study." Neurology, 83(5): 390-397. PMCID: PMC4132575. DOI. Abstract.

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