PSC Brown Bags will be back fall 2015
PSC congratulates these trainees as they transition to their next professional life chapter.
Mentor: Melvin Stephens
Research: the effects of economic shocks in late career, the nature of retirement planning, and the roles of changing public and private pensions in determining retirement behavior
Mentor: Arline T. Geronimus
Research: Community structural factors and neighborhood environment impact on health
Research: educational attainment, marriage, and health
Research: family relationships, internal migration decisions and labor market outcomes in the United States
Melvin Stephens, Jr.
Research: displacement, job search and (early) retirement
William Axinn, Dirgha Ghimire
Research: Dr. Smith-Greenaway’s research broadly examines how social institutions influence individuals’ wellbeing across the life-course. In her research on education, she has used both primary and secondary data to demonstrate that literacy powerfully influences both adults’ own health and that of their children. In her research on marriage, she explores how family processes intersect with the broader cultural context to influence adults’ and children’s wellbeing.
Mentor: Yu Xie
Research: The life course trajectories of inequality; Work, occupation, and earnings inequality; Social networks in the social context; China.
Mentor: John Bound, Rebecca L. Thornton
Research: risk compensation in HIV epidemics; early childhood literacy program on educational outcomes
Mentor: Sarah Burgard
Research: Health and aging
Mentor: Martha J. Bailey
Research: labor force participation, retirement and aging, inter-generational transfers, public policy and fertility
Mentor: George C. Alter, Barbara A. Anderson, Myron Gutmann
Research: history of global population projection in the twentieth century
Mentor: John Bound
Research: Macroeconomics, Economics of Aging, Household Finance, Real Estate Finance