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Vicki Freedman

Faculty Associate, 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.

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

Journal Articles

McGonagle, Katherine A., and Vicki Freedman. Forthcoming. "The Effects of a Delayed Incentive on Response Rates, Response Mode, Data Quality, and Sample Bias in a Nationally Representative Mixed Mode Study." Field Methods. DOI. Abstract.

Freedman, Vicki, Judith D. Kasper, and Brenda C. Spillman. 2017. "Successful Aging Through Successful Accommodation With Assistive Devices." The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 72(2): 300-309. DOI. Abstract.

Kasper, Judith D., Kitty S. Chan, and Vicki Freedman. 2017. "Measuring Physical Capacity: An Assessment of a Composite Measure Using Self-Report and Performance-Based Items." Journal of aging and health, 29(2): 289-309. DOI. Abstract.

Skolarus, Lesli E., Vicki Freedman, Chunyang Feng, and James F. Burke. 2017. "African American Stroke Survivors: More Caregiving Time, but Less Caregiving Burden." Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 10(2). DOI. Abstract.

Freedman, Vicki, and Brenda C. Spillman. 2016. "Active Life Expectancy In The Older US Population, 1982-2011: Differences Between Blacks And Whites Persisted." Health affairs, 35(8): 1351-1358. DOI. Abstract.

Skolarus, Lesli E., Vicki Freedman, Chunyang Feng, Jeffrey J. Wing, and James F. Burke. 2016. "Care Received by Elderly US Stroke Survivors May Be Underestimated." Stroke, 47(8): 2090-2095. DOI. Abstract.

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