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Pfeffer says housing bubble masked decade-long growth in household net worth inequality

House, Burgard, Schoeni et al find that unemployment and recession have contrasting effects on mortality risk

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Jeff Morenoff makes Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers list for 2014

Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

Sarah Burgard and former PSC trainee Jennifer Ailshire win ASA award for paper

James Jackson to be appointed to NSF's National Science Board

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Sarah Burgard's Select Publications

Journal Articles

Burgard, Sarah, and Jaclynn Hawkins. 2014. "Race/Ethnicity, Educational Attainment, and Foregone Health Care in the United States in the 2007–2009 Recession." American Journal of Public Health, 104(2): e134-e140. DOI. Abstract.

Kwak, Minyoung, Berit Ingersoll-Dayton, and Sarah Burgard. 2014. "Receipt of Care and Depressive Symptoms in Later Life: The Importance of Self-Perceptions of Aging." Journals of Gerontology Series B - Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 69(2): 325-335. DOI. Abstract.

Sznajder, Kristin K., Sioban D. Harlow, Sarah Burgard, Yangrang Wang, Cheng Han, and Jing Liu. 2014. "Gynecologic pain related to occupational stress among female factory workers in Tianjin, China." International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 20(1): 33-45. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, and Patricia V. Chen. 2014. "Challenges of health measurement in studies of health disparities." Social Science & Medicine, 106: 143-150. PMCID: PMC4077714. DOI. Abstract.

Kalousova, Lucie, and Sarah Burgard. 2014. "Unemployment, measured and perceived decline of economic resources: Contrasting three measures of recessionary hardships and their implications for adopting negative health behaviors." Social Science & Medicine, 106: 28-34. DOI. Abstract.

Kalousova, Lucie, and Sarah Burgard. 2014. "Tough Choices in Tough Times Debt and Medication Nonadherence." Health Education & Behavior, 41(2): 155-163. DOI. Abstract.

Tapia Granados, Jose A., James S. House, Edward L. Ionides, Sarah Burgard, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2014. "Individual Joblessness, Contextual Unemployment, and Mortality Risk." American Journal of Epidemiology, 180(3): 280-287. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, and Jennifer Ailshire. 2013. "Gender and Time for Sleep among U.S. Adults." American Sociological Review, 78(1): 51-69. DOI. Abstract.

Kalousova, Lucie, and Sarah Burgard. 2013. "Debt and Foregone Medical Care." Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 54(2): 203-219. DOI. Abstract.

Zajacova, Anna, and Sarah Burgard. 2013. "Healthier, Wealthier, and Wiser: A Demonstration of Compositional Changes in Aging Cohorts Due to Selective Mortality." Population Research and Policy Review, 32(3): 311-324. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Burgard, Sarah, and Katherine Lin. 2013. "Bad Jobs, Bad Health? How Work and Working Conditions Contribute to Health Disparities." American Behavioral Scientist, 57(8): 1105-1127. PMCID: PMC3813007. DOI. Abstract.

Hicken, Margaret, Hedy Lee, Jennifer Ailshire, Sarah Burgard, and David R. Williams. 2013. ""Every Shut Eye, Ain't Sleep": The Role of Racism-Related Vigilance in Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Sleep Difficulty." Race and Social Problems, 5(2): 100-112. PMCID: PMC3722054. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, Michael R. Elliott, Kara Zivin, and James S. House. 2013. "Working Conditions and Depressive Symptoms: A Prospective Study of US Adults." Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 55(9): 1007-14. PMCID: PMC3951142. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, Jennifer Ailshire, and Lucie Kalousova. 2013. "The Great Recession and Health: People, Populations, and Disparities." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 650(1): 194-213. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Zajacova, Anna, and Sarah Burgard. 2012. "Shape of the BMI-Mortality Association by Cause of Death, Using Generalized Additive Models: NHIS 1986-2006." Journal of Aging and Health, 24(2): 191-211. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, Kristin Seefeldt, and Sarah Zelner. 2012. "Housing Instability and Health: Findings from the Michigan Recession and Recovery Study." Social Science and Medicine, 75(12): 2215-2224. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, Lucie Kalousova, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2012. "Perceived job insecurity and health: the Michigan recession and recovery study." Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 54(9): 1101-1106. DOI. Abstract.

Ailshire, Jennifer, and Sarah Burgard. 2012. "Family relationships and troubled sleep among U.S. adults: examining the influences of contact frequency and relationship quality." Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 53(2): 248-262. PMCID: PMC3674886. DOI. Abstract.

Story, W.T., and Sarah Burgard. 2012. "Couples' reports of household decision-making and the utilization of maternal health services in Bangladesh." Social Science and Medicine, 75(12): 2403-2411. PMCID: PMC3523098. DOI. Abstract.

Story, William, Sarah Burgard, J. Lori, F. Taleb, N. Ali, and D. Hoque. 2012. "Husbands' involvement in delivery care utilization in rural Bangladesh: A qualitative study." BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 12: 28. PMCID: PMC3364886. DOI. Abstract.

Sastry, Narayan, and Sarah Burgard. 2011. "Changes in Diarrheal Disease and Treatment among Brazilian Children from 1986 to 1996." Population Research and Policy Review, 30(1): 81-100. PMCID: PMC3045198. DOI. Abstract.

Zajacova, Anna, J.B. Dowd, and Sarah Burgard. 2011. "Overweight Adults May Have the Lowest Mortality-Do They Have the Best Health?" American Journal of Epidemiology, 173(4): 430-437. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah. 2011. "The Needs of Others: Gender and Sleep Interruptions for Caregivers." Social Forces, 89(4): 1189-1215. DOI. Abstract.

Song, Shige, and Sarah Burgard. 2011. "Dynamics of Inequality: Mother's Education and Infant Mortality in China, 1970-2001." Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 52(3): 349-364. DOI. Abstract.

Kershaw, Kiarri N., Ana Diez Roux, Sarah Burgard, Lynda D. Lisabeth, Mahasin S. Mujahid, and Amy J. Schulz. 2011. "Metropolitan-Level Racial Residential Segregation and Black-White Disparities in Hypertension." American Journal of Epidemiology, 174(5): 537-545. PMCID: PMC3202148. DOI. Abstract.

Zajacova, Anna, and Sarah Burgard. 2010. "Body Weight and Health from Early to Mid-Adulthood: A Longitudinal Analysis." Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 51(1): 92-107. PMCID: PMC2874756. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, and Susan Lee-Rife. 2009. "Community characteristics, sexual initiation, and condom use among young black South Africans." Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 50(3): 293-309. DOI. Abstract.

Nicklett, Emily J., and Sarah Burgard. 2009. "Downward Social Mobility and Major Depressive Episodes Among Latino and Asian-American Immigrants to the United States." American Journal of Epidemiology, 170(6): 793-801. PMCID: PMC2768522. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, Jennie Brand, and James S. House. 2009. "Perceived job insecurity and worker health in the United States." Social Science & Medicine, 69(5): 777-85. PMCID: PMC2757283. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, and Jennifer Ailshire. 2009. "Putting work to bed: stressful experiences on the job and sleep quality." Journal of Health & Social Behavior, 50(4): 476-492. PMCID: PMC3320737. DOI. Abstract.

Brand, Jennie, and Sarah Burgard. 2008. "Job Displacement and Social Participation: Findings for a Cohort of Joiners." Social Forces, 87(1) 211-242. PMCID: PMC2935181. DOI. Abstract.

Song, S., and Sarah Burgard. 2008. "Does son preference influence children's growth in height? A comparative study of Chinese and Filipino children." Population Studies-a Journal of Demography, 62(3): 305-320. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Burgard, Sarah, Jennie Brand, and James S. House. 2007. "Toward a Better Estimation of the Effect of Job Loss on Health." Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 48(4): 369-384. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, and D.J. Treiman. 2006. "Trends and Racial Differences in Infant Mortality in South Africa." Social Science and Medicine, 62(5): 1126-1137. DOI. Abstract.

Sastry, Narayan, and Sarah Burgard. 2005. "The prevalence of diarrheal disease among Brazilian children: trends and differentials from 1986 to 1996." Social Science & Medicine, 60(5): 911-1163. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, Susan Cochran, and Vickie Mays. 2005. "Alcohol and Tobacco Use Patterns among Heterosexually and Homosexually Experienced California Women." Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 77(1): 61-70. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah. 2004. "Factors associated with contraceptive use in late- and post-apartheid South Africa." Studies in Family Planning, 35(2): 91-104. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah. 2004. "Race and Pregnancy-Related Care in Brazil and South Africa." Social Science and Medicine, 59(6): 1127-1146. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah. 2002. "Does Race Matter? Children's Height in Brazil and South Africa." Demography, 39(4): 763-790. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Chapters

Burgard, Sarah. 2008. "Occupational Status." In International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences edited by Darity, W. A. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA.

Kaplan, George A., Nalini Ranjit, and Sarah Burgard. 2008. "Lifting Gates, Lengthening Lives: Did Civil Rights Policies Improve the Health of African American Women in the 1960s And 1970s?" In Making Americans healthier : social and economic policy as health policy edited by Robert F. Schoeni, James S. House, George A. Kaplan, Harold Pollack. 145-172. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Price, Richard H. , and Sarah Burgard. 2008. "The New Employment Contract and Worker Health in the United States." In Making Americans healthier : social and economic policy as health policy edited by Robert F. Schoeni, James S. House, George A. Kaplan, Harold Pollack. 201-230. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

PSC Reports

Kalousova, Lucie, and Sarah Burgard. 2013. "Unemployment, Measured and Perceived Decline of Economic Resources: Contrasting Three Measures of Recessionary Hardships and Their Implications for Adopting Negative Health Behaviors." PSC Research Report No. 13-797. July 2013. Abstract. PDF.

Burgard, Sarah, Kristin Seefeldt, and Sarah W. Zelner. 2012. "Housing Instability and Health: Findings from the Michigan Recession and Recovery Study." PSC Research Report No. 12-749. January 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Burgard, Sarah, Lucie Kalousova, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2012. "Perceived Job Insecurity and Health: The Michigan Recession and Recovery Study." PSC Research Report No. 12-750. January 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Kalousova, Lucie, and Sarah Burgard. 2012. "Debt and Foregone Medical Care." PSC Research Report No. 12-767. July 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Burgard, Sarah. 2010. "The Needs of Others: Gender and Sleep Interruptions for Caregiving." PSC Research Report No. 10-697. January 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Nicklett, Emily, and Sarah Burgard. 2009. "Downward Social Mobility and Major Depressive Episodes among Latino and Asian American Immigrants to the United States." PSC Research Report No. 09-668. January 2009. Abstract. PDF.

Burgard, Sarah, and Yasamin Kusunoki. 2009. "Gender and Condom Use among Black South African Young People." PSC Research Report No. 09-683. July 2009. Abstract. PDF.

Burgard, Sarah, Jennifer Ailshire, and N. Michelle Hughes. 2009. "Gender and Sleep Duration among American Adults." PSC Research Report No. 09-693. December 2009. Abstract. PDF.

Sastry, Narayan, and Sarah Burgard. 2008. "Changes in Diarrheal Disease and Treatment among Brazilian Children, 1986 to 1996." PSC Research Report No. 08-645. June 2008. Abstract. PDF.

Burgard, Sarah, and Susan Lee-Rife. 2008. "Community Characteristics, Sexual Initiation and Condom Use among Young Black South Africans." PSC Research Report No. 08-646. June 2008. Abstract. PDF.

Burgard, Sarah, Jennie Brand, and James S. House. 2008. "Perceived Job Insecurity and Worker Health in the United States." PSC Research Report No. 08-650. July 2008. Abstract. PDF.

Burgard, Sarah, and Jennifer Ailshire. 2008. "Putting Work to Bed: Stressful Experiences on the Job and Sleep Quality." PSC Research Report No. 08-652. July 2008. Abstract. PDF.

Brand, Jennie, and Sarah Burgard. 2007. "Effects of Job Displacement on Social Participation: Findings over the Life Course of a Cohort of Joiners." PSC Research Report No. 07-623. May 2007. Abstract. PDF.