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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

Next Brown Bag

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

Lydia W. Li's Select Publications

Books

Cheng, Sheung-Tak, Iris Chi, Helene H. Fung, Lydia W. Li, and Jean Woo. 2015. Successful Aging: Asian Perspectives. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Li, Lydia W., Jinyu Liu, Hongwei Xu, and Zhenmei Zhang. Online Access 2015. "Understanding Rural–Urban Differences in Depressive Symptoms Among Older Adults in China." Journal of Aging and Health, . DOI. Abstract.

Zhang, Jiaan, and Lydia W. Li. 2015. "Provincial Variation in Marketization and Successful Aging in China: A Multilevel Analysis." Journal of Population Ageing, 8(3): 203-222. DOI. Abstract.

Chen, Shulin, Lisa L. Boyle, Yeates Conwell, Helen Chiu, Lydia W. Li, and Shuiyuan Xiao. 2013. "Dementia care in rural China." Mental Health in Family Medicine, 10(3): 133-141. Abstract.

Li, Lydia W., and S. McLaughlin. 2012. "Caregiver Confidence: Does It Predict Changes in Disability Among Elderly Home Care Recipients?" Gerontologist, 52(1): 79-88. PMCID: PMC3297017. DOI. Abstract.

Li, Lydia W., Y. Long, E. Essex, Y. Sui, and L. Gao. 2012. "Elderly Chinese and their family caregivers' perceptions of good care: a qualitative study in Shandong, China." Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 55(7): 609-25. DOI. Abstract.

Ingersoll-Dayton, Berit, Ruth M. Dunkle, Letha Chadiha, Abigail Lawrence-Jacobson, Lydia W. Li, Erin Weir, and Jennifer Satorius. 2011. "Intergenerational ambivalence: Aging mothers whose adult daughters are mentally ill." Families in Society, 92(1): 114–119. PMCID: PMC3115753. DOI. Abstract.

McLaughlin, S.J., C.M. Connell, Steven Heeringa, Lydia W. Li, and J.S. Roberts. 2010. "Successful Aging in the United States: Prevalence Estimates From a National Sample of Older Adults." Journals of Gerontology Series B-Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 65(2): 216-226. PMCID: PMC2981444. DOI. Abstract.

Li, Lydia W., and Yeates Conwell. 2010. "Pain and Self-Injury Ideation in Elderly Men and Women Receiving Home Care." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 58(11): 2160-2165. PMCID: PMC3058671. DOI. Abstract.

Li, Lydia W., J. Zhang, and Jersey Liang. 2009. "Health among the oldest-old in China: Which living arrangements make a difference?" Social Science & Medicine, 68(2): 220-227. DOI. Abstract.

Li, Lydia W., and Yeates Conwell. 2009. "Effects of changes in depressive symptoms and cognitive functioning on physical disability in home care elderly." Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 64(2): 230-236. PMCID: PMC2655022. DOI. Abstract.

Li, Lydia W., and Jersey Liang. 2007. "Social exchanges and subjective well-being among older Chinese: Does age make a difference?" Psychology and Aging , 22(2): 386-391. DOI. Abstract.

Li, Lydia W., and Yeates Conwell. 2007. "Mental Health Status of Home Care Elders in Michigan." Gerontologist, 47(4): 528–534.. PMCID: PMC2855310.

Li, Lydia W., Jersey Liang, Amanda Toler, and Shengzu Gu. 2005. "Widowhood and depressive symptoms among older Chinese: Do gender and source of support make a difference?" Social Science & Medicine, 60(3): 637-647. DOI. Abstract.

Li, Lydia W. 2005. "From caregiving to bereavement: Trajectories of depressive symptoms among wife and daughter caregivers." Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 60(4): 190-198. Abstract.

Li, Lydia W. 2005. "Predictors of ADL disability trajectories among low-income frail elders in the community." Research on Aging, 27(6): 615-642. DOI. Abstract.

Li, Lydia W., and Brant E. Fries. 2005. "Elder disability as an explanation for racial differences in informal home care." The Gerontologist, 45(2): 206-215. Abstract.

Li, Lydia W. 2005. "Trajectories of ADL disability among community-dwelling frail older persons." Research on Aging, 27(1): 56-79. DOI. Abstract.

Li, Lydia W., and Marsha Mailick Seltzer. 2005. "Relationship quality with parent, daughter role salience, and self-esteem of daughter caregivers." Marriage and Family Review, 37(1-2): 63-82. DOI. Abstract.

Chapters

Cheng, Sheung-Tak, Lydia W. Li, Jean Woo, Iris Chi, and Helene H. Fung. 2015. "Successful Aging in Asia: A Concerted Effort of the State, the Family, and the Individual." In Successful Aging: Asian Perspectives edited by Sheung-Tak, Iris Chi, Helene H. Fung, Lydia W. Li, and Jean Woo. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. DOI. Abstract.

Li, Lydia W., and Jiaan Zhang. 2015. "Challenges to Successful Aging in Transitional China." In Successful Aging: Asian Perspectives edited by Sheung-Tak, Iris Chi, Helene H. Fung, Lydia W. Li, and Jean Woo. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. DOI. Abstract.

Li, Lydia W., and Y. Sui. 2009. "Family: Roles of the elderly." In Encyclopedia of Modern China edited by D. Pong. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons.

Li, Lydia W., and J. Rafferty. 2004. "Policies affecting families of older adults with care needs." In Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

PSC Reports

Xu, Hongwei, Lydia W. Li, Zhenmei Zhang, and Jinyu Liu. 2015. "Is Natural Experiment a Cure? Re-examing the Long-Term Health Effects of China's 1959-1961 Famine." PSC Research Report No. 15-844. July 2015. Abstract.