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Disability, Time Use, and Well-Being Among Middle Aged and Older Married Couples (Survey Research Center)
Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Research Professor, Survery 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.
Freedman, Vicki, Frank P. Stafford, Norbert Schwarz, and Frederick G. Conrad. Forthcoming. "Measuring Time Use of Older Couples: Lessons from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics." Field Methods. NIHMSID: NIHMS439349. DOI.
Freedman, Vicki, Brenda Spillman, Patti Andreski, Jennifer C. Cornman, Eileen Crimmins, Ellen Kramarow, James Lubitz, Linda Martin, Sharon Merkin, Robert F. Schoeni, Teresa Seeman, and Timothy Waidmann. 2013. "Trends in Late-Life Activity Limitations in the United States: An Update from Five National Surveys." Demography, 50(2): 661-671. PMCID: PMC3586750. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.
McGonagle, K., Robert F. Schoeni, Narayan Sastry, and Vicki Freedman. 2012. "The Panel Study of Income Dynamics: Overview, Recent Innovations, and Potential for Life Course Research." Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 3(2): 268-284. PMCID: PMC3591471.
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.
Freedman, Vicki, J.D. Kasper, E.M. Agree, K. Bandeen-Roche, V. Mor, B.C. Spillman, R. Wallace, and D.A. Wolf. 2011. "Validation of New Measures of Disability and Functioning in the National Health and Aging Trends Study." Journals of Gerontology Series a-Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 66(9): 1013-1021. PMCID: PMC3156629. DOI. Abstract.
Freedman, Vicki, Irina Groafova, and Jeannette Rogowski. 2011. "Neighborhoods and chronic disease onset in later life." American Journal of Public Health, 101(1): 79-86. PMCID: PMC2912970. DOI. Abstract.
Martin, L.G., Vicki Freedman, Robert F. Schoeni, and P.M. Andreski. 2010. "Trends In Disability And Related Chronic Conditions Among People Ages Fifty To Sixty-Four." Health Affairs, 29(4): 725-731. PMCID: PMC2874878. DOI. Abstract.
Martin, Linda G., Vicki Freedman, Robert F. Schoeni, and Patricia M. Andreski. 2009. "Health and Functioning Among Baby Boomers Approaching 60." Journals of Gerontology Series B-Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 64(3): 369-377. PMCID: PMC2670250. DOI. Abstract.