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Albert Hermalin's Select Publications

Books

Hermalin, Albert. 2002. . (Ed)The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia: A Four-Country Comparative Study. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. Abstract. Public Access.

Weinstein, Maxine, Albert Hermalin, and M.A. Soto. 2001. Population Health and Aging: Strengthening the Dialogue Between Epidemiology and Demography. New York: The New York Academy of Sciences. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Hermalin, Albert, and Deborah Lowry. 2012. "The Decline of Smoking Among Female Birth Cohorts in China in the 20th Century: A Case of Arrested Diffusion?" Population Research and Policy Review, 31(4): 545-570. PMCID: PMC3419480. DOI. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Cathy Sun, and I-Wen Liu. 2009. "Nativity differentials in older age mortality in Taiwan: Do they exist and why?" Journal of Population Studies, (39): 1-58. PMCID: PMC3163851. Abstract. Public Access.

Hermalin, Albert, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Rebecca Tesfai. 2007. "Future Characteristics of the Elderly in Developing Countries and Their Implications for Policy." Asian Population Studies, 3(1): 5-36. DOI.

Ofstedal, Mary Beth, Zachary Zimmer, Albert Hermalin, Angelique Chang, Yi-Li Chuang, Josefina Natividad, and Zhe Tang. 2007. "Short-term Trends in Functional Limitation and Disability Among Older Asians: A Comparison of Five Asian Settings." Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 22(3): 243-261. DOI. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert. 2007. "COMMENTARY -- Using our data resources efficiently." Asian Population Studies, 3(3): 183-185.

Hermalin, Albert, and Li-Shou Yang. 2004. "Levels of Support from Children in Taiwan: Expectations versus Reality, 1965 - 1999." Population and Development Review, 30(3): 417-448. DOI. Abstract. PDF.

Chan, Angelique, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Albert Hermalin. 2002. "Changes in Subjective and Objective Measures of Economic Well-Being and Their Interrelationship among the Elderly in Singapore and Taiwan." Social Indicators Research, 57: 263-300. Abstract.

Zimmer, Zachary S., Albert Hermalin, and H.S. Lin. 2002. "Whose Education Counts? The Added Impact of Adult Child Education on Physical Functioning Outcomes of Older Taiwanese." Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 57(1): S23-S32. Abstract.

Stoto, M.A., Albert Hermalin, R. Li, L. Martin, R.B. Wallace, and D.L. Weed. 2001. "Advocacy in Epidemiology and Demography." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 954: 76-87.

Weinstein, M., Albert Hermalin, and M.A. Stoto. 2001. "Greater Collaboration Across the Disciplines - Challenges and Opportunities." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 945: 311-321.

Weinstein, Maxine, Albert Hermalin, Ming-Cheng Chang, and Daniel Greenfield. 2000. "Census/Survey Consistency of Reports of Childbearing: The Case of Taiwan." Genus, LVI(1-2): 259-280. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert. 1999. "Challenges to Comparative Research on Intergenerational Transfers." Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science, 27(2): 9-20. Abstract.

Liu, Xian, Albert Hermalin, and Yi-L Chuang. 1998. "The Effect of Education on Mortality Among Older Taiwanese and Its Pathways." The Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 53B(2): S71-S82. Abstract.

Zimmer, Zachary, Xian Liu, Albert Hermalin, and Yi-Li Chuang. 1998. "Educational Attainment And Transitions In Functional Status Among Older Taiwanese." Demography, 35(3): 361-375. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, Barbara Entwisle, and Zeinab Khadr. 1996. "Reweighting DHS Data to Serve Multiple Perspectives." Studies in Family Planning, 27(2): 88-97. Abstract.

Riley, Ann P., Albert Hermalin, and Luis Rosero-Bixby. 1993. "A New Look at the Determinants of Nonnumeric Response to Desired Family Size: The Case of Costa Rica." Demography, 30(2): 159-74. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert. 1993. "Fertility and Family Planning among the Elderly in Taiwan, or Integrating the Demography of Aging into Population Studies." Demography, 30(4): 507-71. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, and Bruce Christenson. 1992. "Census-Based Approaches for Studying Aggregate Changes in Characteristics of the Elderly." Asian and Pacific Population Forum, 6(2): 35-67.

Christenson, Bruce A., and Albert Hermalin. 1991. "A Demographic Decomposition of Elderly Living Arrangements with a Mexican Example." Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 6: 331-48. Abstract.

Pebley, Anne R., Albert Hermalin, and John E. Knodel. 1991. "Birth Spacing and Infant Mortality: Evidence for Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century German Villages." Journal of Biosocial Science, 23: 445-59. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, and Xian Liu. 1990. "Gauging the Validity of Responses to Questions on Family Size Preferences in China." Population and Development Review, 16(2): 337-54. Abstract.

Entwisle, Barbara, William M. Mason, and Albert Hermalin. 1986. "Multilevel Dependence of Contraceptive Use on Socioeconomic Development and Family Planning Program Strength." Demography, 23(2): 199-216. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, B. Entwisle, and Lora Myers. 1985. "Some Lessons from the Attempt to Retrieve Early KAP and Fertility Surveys." Population Index, 51(2): 194-209.

Knodel, John E., and Albert Hermalin. 1984. "Effects of Birth Rank, Maternal Age, Birth Interval, and Sibship Size on Infant and Child Mortality: Evidence from 18th and 19th Century Reproductive Histories." American Journal of Public Health, 74(10): 1098-1106. Abstract.

Chayovan, N., Albert Hermalin, and John E. Knodel. 1984. "Measuring Accessibility to Family Planning Services in Rural Thailand." Studies in Family Planning, 15(5): 201-11. Abstract.

Entwisle, B., Albert Hermalin, P. Kamnuansilpa, and A. Chamratrithirong. 1984. "A Multilevel Model of Family Planning Availability and Contraceptive Use in Rural Thailand." Demography, 21(4): 559-74. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, J.A. Seltzer, and C. Lin. 1982. "Transitions in the Effect of Family Size on Female Educational Attainment: The Case of Taiwan." Comparative Education Review, 26(2): 254-70.

Forrest, Darroch J., Albert Hermalin, and S.K. Henshaw. 1981. "The Impact of Family Planning Clinic Programs on Adolescent Pregnancy." Family Planning Perspectives, 13(3): 109-16.

Hermalin, Albert, Ronald Freedman, Te Hsiung Sun, and Ming-cheng Chang. 1979. "Do Intentions Predict Fertility? The Experience in Taiwan, 1967-74." Studies in Family Planning, 10(3): 75-95.

Hermalin, Albert. 1979. "Multivariate Areal Analysis." Population Studies, 66: 97-111. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert. 1978. "Avoiding an Embarrassment of Riches." Population Studies, 61: 174-77.

Freedman, Ronald, Albert Hermalin, and Ming-Cheng Chang. 1975. "Do Statements about Desired Family Size Predict Fertility? The Case of Taiwan, 1967-1970." Demography, 12(3): 407-16. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, and Reynolds Farley. 1973. "The Potential for Residential Integration in Cities and Suburbs: Implications for the Busing Controversy." American Sociological Review, 38: 595-619. Abstract.

Farley, Reynolds, and Albert Hermalin. 1972. "The 1960's: A Decade of Progress for Blacks?" Demography, 9(3): 353-70. Abstract.

Freedman, Ronald, Albert Hermalin, and Te Hsiung Sun. 1972. "Fertility Trends in Taiwan: 1961-1970." Population Index, 38(2): 141-66.

Freedman, Ronald, Anrudh K. Jain, Albert Hermalin, and Te-Hsiung Sun. 1971. "Fertility after Insertation of an IUCD in Taiwan's Family-Planning Program." Social Biology, 18(1): 46-54. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, and L.P. Chow. 1971. "Motivational Factors in IUD Termination: Data from the Second Taiwan IUD Follow-Up Survey." Journal of Biosocial Science, 3: 351-75. Abstract.

Farley, Reynolds, and Albert Hermalin. 1970. "Family Stability: A Comparison of Trends between Blacks and Whites." American Sociological Review, 36: 1-17. Abstract.

Chapters

Hermalin, Albert, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and S.P. Shih. 2002. "Patterns of Intergenerational Exchanges in Urban China and Urban Taiwan." In China's Revolutions and Parent-Child Relations edited by M. Whyte. Ann Arbor, MI : China Research Center, University of Michigan.

Hermalin, Albert, and S.P. Shih. 2002. "Support Recieved by the Elderly in Baoding: The View from Two Generations." In China's Revolutions and Parent-Child Relations edited by M. Whyte. Ann Arbor, MI : China Research Center, University of Michigan.

Whyte, M.K., Albert Hermalin, and Mary Beth Ofstedal. 2002. "Parent-Child Relations in Two Chinese Societies." In China's Revolution and Parent Child Relations edited by M. Whyte. Ann Arbor, MI : China Research Center, University of Michigan.

Cornman, J.C., J.M. Chen, and Albert Hermalin. 2002. "Generational Differences in Familial Norms and Obligations in Urban China and Taiwan." In China's Revolution and Parent Child Relations edited by M. Whyte. Ann Arbor, MI : China Research Center, University of Michigan.

Knodel, John E., Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Albert Hermalin. 2002. "Demographic, Socioeconomic and Cultural Context." In The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia: A Four Country Comparative Study edited by A. I. Hermalin. Ann Arbor, MI : University of Michigan Press.

Ofstedal, Mary Beth, Napaporn Chayovan, A. Chan, Y.L. Chuang, K. Mehta, Anthony Perez, and Albert Hermalin. 2002. "Policies and Programs Pertaining to the Welfare of the Elderly." In The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia: A Four Country Comparative Study edited by A. I. Hermalin. Ann Arbor, MI : University of MIchigan Press.

Whyte, M.K., Albert Hermalin, and Mary Beth Ofstedal. 2002. "How Unique Are Parent-Child Relations in Urban China? A Comparison with Urban Taiwan." In China's Revolution and Parent-Child Relations edited by M. K. Whyte. Ann Arbor, MI : China Research Center, University of Michigan.

Knodel, John E., Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Albert Hermalin. 2002. "The Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Cultural Context of the Four Study Countries." In The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia: A Four Country Comparative Study edited by Albert Hermalin. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Hermalin, Albert. 2002. "Theoretical Perspectives, Measurement Issues, and Related Research." In The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia: A Four-Country Comparative Study edited by A Hermalin. Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press.

Hermalin, Albert, A. Chan, Ann E. Biddlecom, and Mary Beth Ofstedal. 2002. "Work, Retirement, and Leisure." In The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia: A Four-Country Comparative Study edited by A. Hermalin. Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press.

Hermalin, Albert, Ming-cheng Chang, and C. Roan. 2002. "Economic Well-Being: Insights from Multiple Measures of Income and Assets." In The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia: A Four-Country Comparative Study edited by A. Hermalin. Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press.

Hermalin, Albert. 2002. "Capturing Change: Transitions at Older Ages and Cohort Succession." In The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia: A Four-Country Comparative Study edited by A Hermalin. Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press.

Hermalin, Albert. 2002. "Making the Choices: Policies and Research for the Coming Years." In The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia: A Four-Country Comparative Study edited by Albert Hermalin. Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press.

Hermalin, Albert, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Ming-Cheng Chang. 1995. "Types of Supports for the Aged and Their Providers in Taiwan." In Aging and Generational Relations over the Life Course: A Historical and Cross-cultural Perspective edited by Tamara Hareven. Pp. 400-437. Berlin: Walter deGruyter and Co.. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, and William M. Mason. 1986. "The Multi-level Approach: Theory and Concepts and an Illustrative Example." In Manual IX: The Methodology of Measuring the Impact of Family Planning Programmes on Fertility edited by United Nations. New York: United Nations.

PSC Reports

Hermalin, Albert, Jersey Liang, and Ming-cheng Chang. Forthcoming. "1989 Survey of Health and Living Status of the Elderly in Taiwan: Questionnaire and Survey Design." Elderly in Asia Report No. 89-1. December 1989. Abstract.

Lowry, Deborah, and Albert Hermalin. 2010. "A Birth Cohort Analysis of Smoking in China and Its Implication." PSC Research Report No. 10-717. September 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Hermalin, Albert, and Deborah Lowry. 2010. "The Age Prevalence of Smoking among Chinese Women: A Case of Arrested Diffusion?" PSC Research Report No. 10-718. September 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Hermalin, Albert, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Cathy Sun, and I-Wen Liu. 2007. "Nativity Differentials in Older Age Mortality in Taiwan: Do They Exist and Why?" Elderly in Asia Report No. 07-63. May 2007. Abstract. PDF.

Hermalin, Albert, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Rebecca Tesfai. 2006. "Future Characteristics of the Elderly in Developing Countries and Their Implications for Policy." Elderly in Asia Report No. 06-62. May 2006. Abstract. PDF.

Hermalin, Albert, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Kristine Baker, and Yi-Li Chuang. 2005. "Moving from Household Structure to Living Arrangement Transitions: What Do We Learn?" Elderly in Asia Report No. 05-61. April 2005. Abstract. PDF.

Hermalin, Albert. 2003. "Family Planning Impact Evaluation: The Evolution of Techniques." PSC Research Report No. 03-534. April 2003. Abstract. PDF.

Biddlecom, Ann E., Albert Hermalin, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Ming-cheng Chang, and Yi-Li Chuang. 2001. "Tradeoffs between Public and Private Economic Support of the Elderly: Results from a Natural Experiment in Taiwan." Elderly in Asia Report No. 01-58. July 2001. Abstract. PDF.

Hermalin, Albert. 2000. "Ageing in Asia: Facing the Crossroads." Elderly in Asia Report No. 00-55. August 2000. Abstract. PDF.

Hermalin, Albert. 2000. "Challenges to Comparative Research on Intergenerational Transfers." Elderly in Asia Report No. 00-56. August 2000. Abstract. PDF.

Chang, Ming-Cheng, and Albert Hermalin. 1998. "1996 Survey of Health and Living Status of the Middle Aged and Elderly in Taiwan - Chinese-English Questionnaire(B): Survey of Those Over 67 Years of Age." Elderly in Asia Report No. 98-50. April 1998. Abstract.

Chang, Ming-Cheng, and Albert Hermalin. 1998. "1996 Survey of Health and Living Status of the Middle Aged and Elderly in Taiwan - Chinese-English Questionnaire(A): Survey of Those 50-66 Years of Age." Elderly in Asia Report No. 98-49. April 1998. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert. "Setting the Agenda for Research on Aging in Developing Countries." Elderly in Asia Report No. 98-51. October 1998. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, Carol Roan, and Aurora Perez. "The Emerging Role of Grandparents in Asia." Elderly in Asia Report No. 98-52. October 1998. Abstract. PDF.

Cornman, Jennifer C., Albert Hermalin, Carol L. Roan, and Ming-cheng Chang. "Values, Accommodations, and Tensions in Taiwanese Families: The Perspectives of Adult Children and Their Aging Parents." Elderly in Asia Report No. 96-35. August 1996. Abstract. PDF.

Roan, Carol L., Albert Hermalin, and Mary Beth Ofstedal. "Intergenerational Contact and Support in Taiwan: A Comparison of Elderly Parents and Children's Reports." Elderly in Asia Report No. 96-36. August 1996. Abstract. PDF.

Hermalin, Albert, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Ronald Freedman, Ming-cheng Chang, and Carol Roan. "Methodological Considerations in Aligning Independent Surveys of Parental Support from Older and Younger Generations: With Illustrative Data from Taiwan." Elderly in Asia Report No. 96-38. December 1996. Abstract. PDF.

Liu, Xian, Albert Hermalin, and Yi-Li Chuang. "The Effect of Education on Mortality among Older Taiwanese and its Pathways." Elderly in Asia Report No. 96-37. December 1996. Abstract. PDF.

Hermalin, Albert. "Setting the Research Agenda on Latin America: Lessons from Asia." Elderly in Asia Report No. 95-33. November 1995. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, Ann P. Riley, and Luis Rosero. "Regional Differences in Family Size Preferences in Costa Rica and Their Implications for Transition Theory." PSC Research Report No. 95-345. November 1995. Abstract.

Zimmer, Zachary, Xian Liu, Albert Hermalin, and Yi-Li Chuang. "Educational Attainment and Transitions in Functional Status among Older Taiwanese." Elderly in Asia Report No. 96-34. December 1995. Abstract. PDF.

Hermalin, Albert. 1993. "Fertility Regulation and Its Costs: A Critical Essay." PSC Research Report No. 83-38. April 1993.

Hermalin, Albert, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Li Chi. "Kin Availability of the Elderly in Taiwan: Who Is Available and Where Are They?" Elderly in Asia Report No. 92-18. May 1992. Abstract. PDF.

Hermalin, Albert, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Mei-Lin Lee. "Characteristics of Children and Intergenerational Transfers." Elderly in Asia Report No. 92-21. June 1992. Abstract.

Casterline, John B., Lindy Williams, Albert Hermalin, Ming-cheng Chang, Napaporn Chayovan, Paul Cheung, Lita Domingo, John E. Knodel, and Mary Beth Ofstedal. 1991. "Differences in the Living Arrangements of the Elderly in Four Asian Countries: The Interplay of Constraints and Preferences." Elderly in Asia Report No. 91-10. March 1991. Abstract.

Christenson, Bruce A., and Albert Hermalin. "Comparative Analysis of the Changing Educational Composition of the Elderly Population in Five Asian Countries: A Preliminary Report." Elderly in Asia Report No. 91-11. December 1991. Abstract.

Anderson, Albertt F., Theodore A. Hanss, and Albert Hermalin. "A Contemporary Research Computing Environment: Evolution Transformed to Revolution." PSC Research Report No. 91-228. September 1991. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, Ming-Cheng Chang, Hui-Sheng Lin, Mei-Lin Lee, and Mary Beth Ofstedal. 1990. "Patterns of Support among the Elderly in Taiwan and their Policy Implications." Elderly in Asia Report No. 90-4. November 1990. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, and Bruce A. Christenson. 1990. "Some Census-Based Approaches to Studying Changes in the Status of the Elderly." Elderly in Asia Report No. 90-5. September 1990. Abstract.

Christenson, Bruce A., and Albert Hermalin. 1990. "Demographic Decomposition of Elderly Living Arrangements: A Mexican Example." Elderly in Asia Report No. 90-6. August 1990. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, Ann P. Riley, and Luis Rosero-Bixby. "Determinants of Family Size Preference among Costa Rican Women." PSC Research Report No. 89-162. June 1990.

Hermalin, Albert, and Xian Liu. 1989. "Gauging the Reliability of Desired Family Size in the People's Republic of China." PSC Research Report No. 89-160. December 1989. Abstract.

Hermalin, Albert, Ibrahim Kodair Osheba, and Hussein Abdel-Aziz Sayed. "On the Reliability of Community Data in Egypt." PSC Research Report No. 88-117. January 1988.

Hermalin, Albert, and William M. Mason. "The Multilevel Approach to Family Planning Program Evaluation, with an Illustrative Example." PSC Research Report No. 86-94. April 1986.

Hermalin, Albert, Barbara Entwisle, and Lora Myers. "Some Lessons from the Attempt to Retrieve Early KAP and Fertility Surveys." PSC Research Report No. 85-70. January 1985.

Hermalin, Albert, and Napaporn Chayovan. "The Effects of Individual, Village and Program Characteristics on Contraceptive Use in Rural Thailand." PSC Research Report No. 84-67. December 1984.

Hermalin, Albert, and John E. Knodel. "Biological Factors Affecting Infant and Child Mortality: An Assessment Based on 18th and 19th Century Reproductive Histories." PSC Research Report No. 82-37. March 1983.

Entwisle, Barbara, Albert Hermalin, and William M. Mason. "Socioeconomic Determinants of Fertility Behavior: A Processual Approach Using World Fertility Survey Data." PSC Research Report No. 82-17. January 1982.

Entwisle, Barbara, Albert Hermalin, Peerasit Kamnuansilpa, and Aphichat Chamratrithirong. "A Multilevel Model of Family Planning Availability and Contraceptive Use in Rural Thailand." PSC Research Report No. 82-28. August 1982.

Other Reports

Hermalin, Albert, and A. Chan. 2000. "Work and Retirement Among the Older Population in Four Asian Contries: A Comparative Analysis." Centre for Advanced Studies, National University of Singapore Research Paper Series No. 22Centre for Advanced Studies, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

Hermalin, Albert. 1995. "Aging in Asia: Setting the Research Foundation." Asia-Specific Population Research Reports No. 4 : 1-19 Abstract.