David Weir's Select Publications

Journal Articles

Sung, Yun Ju, Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Erin Bakshis Ware, Jessica Faul, Lisa de las Fuentes, Thomas W. Winkler, et al. Forthcoming. "A multi-ancestry genome-wide study incorporating gene-smoking interactions identifies multiple new loci for pulse pressure and mean arterial pressure." Human Molecular Genetics. DOI. Abstract.

de Vries, Paul S., Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Erin Bakshis Ware, Jessica Faul, Zheng Wang, Michael R. Brown, et al. Forthcoming. "Multi-Ancestry Genome-Wide Association Study of Lipid Levels Incorporating Gene-Alcohol Interactions." American Journal of Epidemiology. DOI. Abstract.

Erzurumluoglu, A. Mesut, Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Jessica Faul, Mengzhen Liu, Victoria E. Jackson, Daniel R. Barnes, et al. Forthcoming. "Meta-analysis of up to 622,409 individuals identifies 40 novel smoking behaviour associated genetic loci." Molecular Psychiatry. DOI. Abstract.

Brazel, David M., Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Jessica Faul, Yu Jiang, Jordan M. Hughey, Valérie Turcot, et al. Forthcoming. "Exome chip meta-analysis fine maps causal variants and elucidates the genetic architecture of rare coding variants in smoking and alcohol use." Biological Psychiatry. DOI. Abstract.

Bentley, Amy R., Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Erin Bakshis Ware, Jessica Faul, Shiow-yun Lin, Yun J. Sung, et al. 2019. "Multi-ancestry genome-wide gene-smoking interaction study of 387,272 individuals identifies new loci associated with serum lipids." Nature Genetics, 51(4): 636. DOI. Abstract.

Kilpeläinen, Tuomas O., Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Erin Bakshis Ware, Jessica Faul, Zheng Wang, Amy R. Bentley, et al. 2019. "Multi-ancestry study of blood lipid levels identifies four loci interacting with physical activity." Nature Communications, 10(1): 376. DOI. Abstract.

Liu, Mengzhen, James Z. Lee, Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Jessica Faul, Yu Jiang, Robbee Wedow, et al. 2019. "Association studies of up to 1.2 million individuals yield new insights into the genetic etiology of tobacco and alcohol use." Nature Genetics, 51: 237-244. DOI. Abstract.

Thyagarajan, Bharat, Helene Barcelo, Eileen Crimmins, David Weir, Sharon Minnerath, Sithara Vivek, and Jessica Faul. 2018. "Effect of delayed cell processing and cryopreservation on immunophenotyping in multicenter population studies." Journal of immunological methods, 463: 61-70. DOI. Abstract.

Feitosa, Mary F., Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Erin Bakshis Ware, Jessica Faul, Shiow-yun Lin, Aldi T. Kraja, et al. 2018. "Novel genetic associations for blood pressure identified via gene-alcohol interaction in up to 570K individuals across multiple ancestries." PLOS ONE, 13(6): e0198166. DOI. Abstract.

Davies, Gail, Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Erin Bakshis Ware, Jessica Faul, Max Lam, Sarah E. Harris, et al. 2018. "Study of 300,486 individuals identifies 148 independent genetic loci influencing general cognitive function." Nature Communications, 9(1): 2098. DOI. Abstract.

Malik, Rainer, David Weir, Ganesh Chauhan, Matthew Traylor, Muralidharan Sargurupremraj, Yukinori Okada, Aniket Mishra, Loes Rutten-Jacobs, et al. 2018. "Multiancestry genome-wide association study of 520,000 subjects identifies 32 loci associated with stroke and stroke subtypes." Nature genetics, 50: 524-537. DOI. Abstract.

Sung, Yun J., Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Erin Bakshis Ware, Jessica Faul, Shiow-yun Lin, Thomas W. Winkler, et al. 2018. "A Large-Scale Multi-ancestry Genome-wide Study Accounting for Smoking Behavior Identifies Multiple Significant Loci for Blood Pressure." The American Journal of Human Genetics, 102(3): 375-400. DOI. Abstract.

Chang, Virginia W., Kenneth M. Langa, David Weir, and Theodore J. Iwashyna. 2017. "The obesity paradox and incident cardiovascular disease: A population-based study." PLOS ONE, 12(12): e0188636. DOI. Abstract.

Smith, Jennifer A., Ana V. Diez Roux, Belinda L. Needham, David Weir, Jessica Faul, Wei Zhao, Kalyn Yasutake, Carmella August, et al. 2017. "Gene-by-Psychosocial Factor Interactions Influence Diastolic Blood Pressure in European and African Ancestry Populations: Meta-Analysis of Four Cohort Studies." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(12): 1596. DOI. Abstract.

Rannikm‰e, Kristiina, Vhinoth Sivakumaran, Henry Miller, Rainer Malik, Jessica Faul, Jennifer A. Smith, and David Weir. 2017. "COL4A2 is associated with lacunar ischemic stroke and deep ICH." Neurology, 89(17): 1829-1839. DOI. Abstract.

Joshi, P.K., Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Jessica Faul, Barbara A. Smith, Mary Anne Evans, N. Pirastu, et al. 2017. "Genome-wide meta-analysis associates HLA-DQA1/DRB1 and LPA and lifestyle factors with human longevity." Nature communications, 8(1): 910. DOI. Abstract.

Ng, M. C. Y., Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Yan Chen, Erin Bakshis Ware, Jessica Faul, Linda B. Williams, et al. 2017. "Discovery and fine-mapping of adiposity loci using high density imputation of genome-wide association studies in individuals of African ancestry: African ancestry anthropometry genetics consortium." PLoS genetics, 13(4): e1006719. DOI. Abstract.

Liang, Jingjing, Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Erin Bakshis Ware, Jessica Faul, Thu H. Le, Digna R. Velez Edwards, et al. 2017. "Single-trait and multi-trait genome-wide association analyses identify novel loci for blood pressure in African-ancestry populations." PLOS Genetics, 13(5): e1006728. DOI. Abstract.

Levine, Morgan E., Eileen M. Crimmins, David Weir, and Steven W. Cole. 2017. "Contemporaneous Social Environment and the Architecture of Late-Life Gene Expression Profiles." American Journal of Epidemiology, 186(1): 503-509. DOI. Abstract.

Justice, A.E., Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Yan Chen, Jessica Faul, Na Na Lee, Allan Griswold Johnson, et al. 2017. "Genome-wide meta-analysis of 241,258 adults accounting for smoking behaviour identifies novel loci for obesity traits." Nature communications, 8: 14977. DOI. Abstract.

Jadhav, Apoorva, and David Weir. 2017. "Widowhood and Depression in a Cross-National Perspective: Evidence from the Unted States, Europe, Korea, and China." The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 73(8): e143-e153. DOI. Abstract.

Graff, Mariaelisa, Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Jessica Faul, Robert Edward Klein, Robert A. Scott, Anne E. Justice, et al. 2017. "Genome-wide physical activity interactions in adiposity -- A meta-analysis of 200,452 adults." PLOS Genetics, 13(4): e1006528. DOI. Abstract.

Domingue, Benjamin W., Daniel W. Belsky, Amal Harrati, Dalton C. Conley, David Weir, and Jason D. Boardman. 2017. "Mortality selection in a genetic sample and implications for association studies." International Journal of Epidemiology, 46(4): 1285-1294. DOI. Abstract.

Ben-Avraham, Dan, Jennifer A. Smith, Jessica Faul, David Weir, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Karasik, Joe Verghese, Kathryn L. Lunetta, et al. 2017. "The complex genetics of gait speed: genome-wide meta-analysis approach." Aging, 9(1): 209-246. DOI. Abstract.

Direk, Nese, Jennifer A. Smith, Jessica Faul, Sharon L. R. Kardia, Erin Bakshis Ware, David Weir, Stephanie Williams, Stephan Ripke, et al. 2017. "An Analysis of Two Genome-Wide Association Meta-Analyses Identifies a New Locus for Broad Depression Phenotype." Biological psychiatry, 82(5): 322-329. DOI. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., Eric Larson, Eileen Crimmins, Jessica Faul, Deborah Levine, Mohammed Kabeto, and David Weir. 2017. "A Comparison of the Prevalence of Dementia in the United States in 2000 and 2012." JAMA Internal Medicine, 177(1): 51-58. DOI. Abstract.

Barban, Nicola, Rick Jansen, Jessica Faul, and David Weir, et al. 2016. "Genome-wide analysis identifies 12 loci influencing human reproductive behavior." Nature Genetics, 48: 1462-1472. DOI. Abstract.

Puterman, Eli, Alison Gemmill, Deborah Karasek, David Weir, Nancy Adler, Aric Prather, and Elissa Epel. 2016. "Lifespan adversity and later adulthood telomere length in the nationally representative US Health and Retirement Study." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(42): E6335-E6342. DOI. Abstract.

Faul, Jessica, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, E. Dunn, A. Wiste, F. Radmanesh, L. Almli, S. Gogarten, an, et al. 2016. "Genome-Wide Association Study (Gwas) and Genome-Wide by Environment Interaction Study (Gweis) of Depressive Symptoms in African American and Hispanic/Latina Women." Depression and Anxiety, 33(4): 265-280. PMCID: PMC4826276. DOI. Abstract.

Faul, Jessica, David Weir, Sharon L. R. Kardia, A. Matteini, T. Tanaka, D. Karasik, G. Atzmon, W. Chou, et al. 2016. "GWAS analysis of handgrip and lower body strength in older adults in the CHARGE consortium." Aging Cell, 15(5): 792-800. DOI. Abstract.

Day, Felix, Katherine Ruth, Deborah Thompson, Jennifer A. Smith, Jessica Faul, and David Weir, et al. 2015. "Large-scale genomic analyses link reproductive aging to hypothalamic signaling, breast cancer susceptibility and BRCA1-mediated DNA repair." Nature Genetics, 47: 1294–1303. DOI. Abstract.

Weir, David, Jessica Faul, and Jennifer A. Smith, et al. 2015. "The association between lower educational attainment and depression owing to shared genetic effects? Results in ~25 000 subjects." Molecular Psychiatry, 20: 735-743. PMCID: PMC4610719. DOI. Abstract.

Faul, Jessica, and David Weir, et al. 2015. "Directional dominance on stature and cognition in diverse human populations." Nature, 523(7561): 459-462. PMCID: PMC4516141. DOI. Abstract.

Cole, Steven W., Morgan E. Levine, Jesusa MG Arevalo, Jeffrey Ma, David Weir, and Eileen M. Crimmins. 2015. "Loneliness, eudaimonia, and the human conserved transcriptional response to adversity." Psychoneuroendocrinology, 62: 11-17. DOI. Abstract.

Faul, Jessica, and David Weir, et al. 2015. "Contribution of common non-synonymous variants in PCSK1 to body mass index variation and risk of obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis with evidence from up to 331 175 individuals." Human Molecular Genetics, 24(12): 3582-3594. PMCID: PMC4498155. DOI. Abstract.

Levine, M.E., S.W. Cole, David Weir, and Eileen M. Crimmins. 2015. "Childhood and later life stressors and increased inflammatory gene expression at older ages." Social Science and Medicine, 130: 16-22. PMCID: PMC4394113. DOI. Abstract.

Faul, Jessica, and David Weir, et al. 2015. "Genetic contributions to variation in general cognitive function: a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies in the CHARGE consortium (N=53 949)." Molecular Psychiatry, 20: 183-192. PMCID: PMC4356746. DOI. Abstract.

Faul, Jessica, Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, and David Weir, et al. 2015. "GWAS of Longevity in CHARGE Consortium Confirms APOE and FOXO3 Candidacy." The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 70(1): 110-118. PMCID: PMC4296168. DOI. Abstract.

Faul, Jessica, Jennifer A. Smith, and David Weir, et al. 2015. "Genetic studies of body mass index yield new insights for obesity biology." Nature, 518(7538): 197-U401. PMCID: PMC4382211. DOI. Abstract.

Weir, David, Margaret Lay, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2014. "Economic development and gender inequality in cognition: A comparison of China and India, and of SAGE and the HRS sister studies." Journal of the Economics of Ageing, 4: 114-125. PMCID: PMC4260415. DOI. Abstract.

Crimmins, Eileen, Jung Ki Kim, Heather McCreath, Jessica Faul, David Weir, and Teresa Seeman. 2014. "Validation of Blood-Based Assays Using Dried Blood Spots for Use in Large Population Studies." Biodemography and Social Biology, 60(1): 38-48. PMCID: PMC4117354. DOI. Abstract.

Sonnega, Amanda, and David Weir. 2014. "The Health and Retirement Study: A Public Data Resource for Research on Aging." Journal of Open Health Data, 2(1): e7. DOI. Abstract.

Faul, Jessica, Sharon L. R. Kardia, Jennifer A. Smith, and David Weir, et al. 2014. "Genetic diversity is a predictor of mortality in humans." BMC Genetics, 15: 159. PMCID: PMC4301661. DOI. Abstract.

Nicholas, Lauren, Julie P. W. Bynum, Theodore J. Iwashyna, David Weir, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2014. "Advance Directives And Nursing Home Stays Associated With Less Aggressive End-Of-Life Care For Patients With Severe Dementia." Health Affairs, 33(4): 667-674. PMCID: PMC4159465. DOI. Abstract.

Sakshaug, Joseph W., David Weir, and Lauren Nicholas. 2014. "Identifying diabetics in Medicare claims and survey data: implications for health services research." Bmc Health Services Research, 14: 150. PMCID: PMC3975984. DOI. Abstract.

Sonnega, Amanda, Jessica Faul, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Kenneth M. Langa, James F. Phillips, and David Weir. 2014. "Cohort Profile: the Health and Retirement Study (HRS)." International Journal of Epidemiology, 43(2): 576-585. PMCID: PMC3997380. DOI. Abstract.

Barnes, Deborah E., Kenneth M. Langa, David Weir, Alexa S. Beiser, Anne Lee, Alain Koyama, Sarah R. Preis, John Neuhaus, et al. 2014. "Development and validation of a brief dementia screening indicator for primary care." Alzheimer's and Dementia, 10(6): 656-665. PMCID: PMC4119094. DOI. Abstract.

Levy, Helen, Peter A. Ubel, Amanda J. Dillard, David Weir, and Angela Fagerlin. 2014. "Health Numeracy: The Importance of Domain in Assessing Numeracy." Medical Decision Making, 34(1): 107-115. PMCID: PMC4106034. DOI. Abstract.

Weir, David, Sharon L. R. Kardia, Jennifer A. Smith, and Jessica Faul, et al. 2013. "Genome-wide Association Analysis of Blood-Pressure Traits in African-Ancestry Individuals Reveals Common Associated Genes in African and Non-African Populations." American Journal of Human Genetics, 93(3): 545-554. PMCID: PMC3769920. DOI. Abstract.

Weir, David, Jessica Faul, Sharon L. R. Kardia, and Jennifer A. Smith, et al. 2013. "GWAS of 126,559 Individuals Identifies Genetic Variants Associated with Educational Attainment." Science, 340(6139): 1467-1471. PMCID: PMC3751588. DOI. Abstract.

Clarke, Philippa J., V. Marshall, and David Weir. 2012. "Unexpected retirement from full time work after age 62: consequences for life satisfaction in older Americans." European Journal of Ageing, 9(3): 207-219. PMCID: PMC3805020. DOI. Abstract.

Duckworth, A., David Weir, E. Tsukayama, and D. Kwok. 2012. "Who does well in life? Conscientious adults excel in both objective and subjective success." Frontiers in Psychology, 3: 356. PMCID: PMC3498890. DOI. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., David Weir, M. Naylor, J. Karlawish, S. Arnold, A. Khachaturian, Z. Khachaturian, V. Lee, et al. 2012. "Advancing Alzheimer's disease diagnosis, treatment, and care: recommendations from the Ware Invitational Summit." Alzheimer's and Dementia, 8(5): 445-52. PMCID: PMC3552530. DOI. Abstract.

Sakshaug, Joseph, Mick P. Couper, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and David Weir. 2012. "Linking survey and administrative records: mechanisms of consent." Sociological Methods and Research, 41: 535-569. DOI. Abstract.

Hauser, Robert M., and David Weir. 2011. "Longitudinal Studies of Aging in the United States." EurAmerica, 41(1): 87-179. Abstract.

Weir, David, Jessica Faul, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2011. "Proxy interviews and bias in cognition measures due to non-response in longitudinal studies: a comparison of HRS and ELSA." Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 2(2): 170-184. PMCID: PMC4211106. DOI. Abstract.

Nicholas, Lauren, Kenneth M. Langa, Theodore J. Iwashyna, and David Weir. 2011. "Regional Variation in the Association Between Advance Directives and End-of-Life Medicare Expenditures." JAMA, 306(13): 1447-1453. PMCID: PMC3332047. DOI. Abstract.

Crimmins, Eileen M., J.K. Kim, Kenneth M. Langa, and David Weir. 2011. "Assessment of Cognition Using Surveys and Neuropsychological Assessment: The Health and Retirement Study and the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study." The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 66: 162-171. PMCID: PMC3165454. DOI. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., Gwenith Fisher, James F. Burke, Steven Heeringa, David Weir, B.L. Plassman, R. McCammon, G. Potter, et al. 2011. "Incidence of Dementia and Cognitive Impairment, Not Dementia in the United States." Annals of Neurology, 70(3): 418-426. PMCID: PMC313980. DOI. Abstract.

Goldman, Noreen, Cassio M. Turra, Luis Rosero-Bixby, David Weir, and Eileen Crimmins. 2011. "Do biological measures mediate the relationship between education and health: A comparative study." Social Science and Medicine, 72(2): 307-315. PMCID: PMC3039215. DOI. Abstract.

Ofstedal, Mary Beth, and David Weir. 2011. "Recruitment and Retention of Minority Participants in the Health and Retirement Study." The Gerontologist, 51(suppl. 1): S8-S20. PMCID: PMC3106365. DOI. Abstract.

Cooper, R., David Weir, K. Birnie, R.M. Martin, D. Kuh, A.A. Sayer, B.E. Alvarado, A. Bayer, et al. 2011. "Childhood Socioeconomic Position and Objectively Measured Physical Capability Levels in Adulthood: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis." PLOS ONE, 6(1): 13. PMCID: PMC3027621. DOI. Abstract.

Wallace, Robert B., David Weir, Kenneth M. Langa, B.L. Plassman, R.S. Wilson, D.A. Bennett, R. Duara, D. Loewenstein, et al. 2011. "Reducing case ascertainment costs in US population studies of Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and cognitive impairment-Part 1." Alzheimer's and Dementia, 7(1): 94-109. PMCID: PMC3044596. DOI. Abstract.

Weir, David, Kenneth M. Langa, R.S. Wilson, S.E. Leurgans, D.A. Evans, L.E. Hebert, B.L. Plassman, B.J. Small, an, et al. 2011. "Sources of variability in estimates of the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease in the United States." Alzheimer's and Dementia, 7(1): 74-79. PMCID: PMC3145367. DOI. Abstract.

Hauser, Robert M., and David Weir. 2010. "Recent Developments in Longitudinal Studies of Aging in the United States." Demography, 47(Suppl. S): S111-S130. DOI. Abstract.

Blaum, C., C.T. Cigolle, C. Boyd, J.L. Wolff, Z. Tian, Kenneth M. Langa, and David Weir. 2010. "Clinical complexity in middle-aged and older adults with diabetes: the Health and Retirement Study." Medical Care, 48(4): 327-34. PMCID: PMC3153504. DOI. Abstract.

Levy, Helen, and David Weir. 2010. "Take-up of Medicare Part D: Results From the Health and Retirement Study." The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 65B(4): 492-501. DOI. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., D.J. Llewellyn, I.A. Lang, David Weir, Robert B. Wallace, M.U. Kabeto, and F.A. Huppert. 2009. "Cognitive health among older adults in the United States and in England." BMC Geriatrics, 9: 23. PMCID: PMC2709651. DOI. Abstract.

Taylor, Donald H., Jr., Truls Ostbye, Kenneth M. Langa, David Weir, and Brenda L. Plassman. 2009. "The Accuracy of Medicare Claims as an Epidemiological Tool: The Case of Dementia Revisited." Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 17(4): 807-815. DOI. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., Steven Heeringa, David Weir, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Willard L. Rodgers, Robert Willis, B.L. Plassman, G.G. Fisher, et al. 2008. "Prevalence of cognitive impairment without dementia in the United States." Annals of Internal Medicine, 148(6): 427-434. PMCID: PMC2670458. Abstract.

Heisler, Michele, I. Cole, David Weir, E.A. Kerr, and R.A. Hayward. 2007. "Does physician communication influence older patients' diabetes self-management and glycemic control? Results from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS)." The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 62(12): 1435-1442. Abstract.

Kerr, E.A., Michele Heisler, S.L. Krein, M. Kabeto, Kenneth M. Langa, David Weir, and J.D. Piette. 2007. "Beyond comorbidity counts: How do comorbidity type and severity influence diabetes patients' treatment priorities and self-management?" Journal of General Internal Medicine, 22(12): 1635-1640. PMCID: PMC2219819. DOI. Abstract.

Plassman, B.L., Kenneth M. Langa, Steven Heeringa, David Weir, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Willard L. Rodgers, Robert Willis, G.G. Fisher, et al. 2007. "Prevalence of dementia in the united states: The aging, demographics, and memory study." Neuroepidemiology, 29(1-2): 125-132. PMCID: PMC2705925. DOI. Abstract.

Heisler, Michele, Jessica Faul, Rodney A. Hayward, Kenneth M. Langa, Caroline Blaum, and David Weir. 2007. "Mechanisms for Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Glycemic Control in Middle-aged and Older Americans in the Health and Retirement Study." Archives of Internal Medicine, 167(17): 1853-1860. DOI. Abstract.

Weir, David, and James P. Smith. 2007. "Do panel surveys really make people sick? A commentary on Wilson and Howell (60:11, 2005, 2623-2627)." Social Science and Medicine, 65(6): 1071-1077. DOI.

Langa, Kenneth M., Brenda L. Plassman, Gwenith Fisher, Guy G. Potter, David Weir, and Robert B. Wallace. 2006. "Causes and outcomes of Cognitive Impairment Not Dementia (CIND) in a national sample of U.S. adults." Subtitle, 2(3, Supplement 1): S289. DOI.

Fisher, Gwenith, Stephanie L. Brown, Brenda L. Plassman, David Weir, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2006. "Caregiving strain and benefits associated with providing active help and supervision to elders with dementia." Subtitle, 2(3, Supplement 1): S583. DOI.

Ness, J., D.J. Cirillo, David Weir, N.L. Nisly, and Robert B. Wallace. 2005. "Use of complementary medicine in older Americans: Results from the Health and Retirement Study." The Gerontologist, 45(4): 516-524. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., Steven Heeringa, Mary Beth Ofstedal, David Weir, Robert Willis, B.L. Plassman, Robert B. Wallace, A.R. Herzog, et al. 2005. "The aging, demographics, and memory study: Study design and methods." Neuroepidemiology, 25(4): 181-191. DOI. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., E.B. Larson, Robert B. Wallace, A. Mark Fendrick, N.L. Foster, M.U. Kabeto, David Weir, and Robert Willis. 2004. "Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenditures Among Older Americans With Dementia." Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, 18(2): 90-98. Abstract.

Sevak, Purvi Harendra, David Weir, and Robert Willis. 2004. "The Economic Consequence of a Husband's Death: Evidence from HRS and AHEAD." Social Security Bulletin, 65(3): 31-44.

Langa, Kenneth M., Sandeep Vijan, Rodney A. Hayward, Michael Chernew, Caroline S. Blaum, Mohammed U. Kabeto, David Weir, and Steven J. Katz. 2002. "Informal Caregiving for Diabetes and Diabetic Complications Among Elderly Americans." The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 57(3): S177-S186. Abstract.

Elliott, William J., David Weir, and Henry R. Black. 2000. "Cost-effectiveness of the Lower Treatment Goal (of JNC VI) for Diabetic Hypertensive Patients." Archives of Internal Medicine, 160(9): 1277-1283. DOI. Abstract.

Elliott, William J., and David Weir. 1999. "Comparative cost-effectiveness of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors in secondary prevention of acute myocardial infarction." American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 56(17): 1726-1732. Abstract.

Weir, David. 1995. "Family Income, Mortality, and Fertility on the Eve of the Demographic Transition: A Case Study of Rosny-sous-Bois." Journal of Economic History, 55(1): 1-26.

Weir, David. 1994. "New Estimates of Nuptiality and Marital Fertility in France, 1740-1911." Population Studies, 48(2): 307-331.

Weir, David. 1993. "Parental Consumption Decisions and Child Health during the Early French Fertility Decline, 1790-1914." Journal of Economic History, 53(2): 259-274.

Velde, Francois R., and David Weir. 1992. "The Financial Market and Government Debt Policy in France, 1746-1793." Journal of Economic History, 52(1): 1-39.

Mroz, Thomas A., and David Weir. 1990. "Structural Change in Life Cycle Fertility during the Fertility Transition: France before and after the Revolution of 1789." Population Studies, 44(1): 61-87.

Weir, David. 1989. "Tontines, Public Finance, and Revolution in France and England, 1688-1789." Journal of Economic History, 49(1): 95-124.

Weir, David. 1986. "The Reliability of Historical Macroeconomic Data for Comparing Cyclical Stability." Journal of Economic History, 46(2): 353-365.

Chapters

Weir, David. 2018. "Biomarkers in Representative Population Surveys." In The Palgrave Handbook of Survey Research edited by Vannette, David L., Krosnick, Jon A.. Cham: Springer International Publishing. DOI. Abstract.

Weir, David. 2018. "Biomarkers." In The Palgrave Handbook of Survey Research edited by Vannette, David L., Krosnick, Jon A.. Cham: Springer International Publishing. DOI. Abstract.

Weir, David. 2008. "Elastic powers: The integration of biomarkers into the Health and Retirement Study." In Bio-social surveys: Current insight and future promise edited by Weinstein, M., Vaupel, J. W., Wachter, K.. Washington, DC: National Academies Press. Licensed Access.

Weir, David. 2007. "Are Baby Boomers Living Well Longer?" In Redefining Retirement: How Will Boomers Fare? edited by B. Madrian, O. Mitchell, and B. Soldo. Ch. 5. Oxford University Press. Abstract.

Mroz, Thomas A., and David Weir. 2004. "Stochastic Dynamic Optimization Models with Random Effects in Parameters: An Application to Age at Marriage and Life-Cycle Fertility Control in France under the Old Regime." In History matters: Essays on economic growth, technology, and demographic change edited by Guinnane, Timothy W., Sundstrom, William A., Whatley, Warren. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Herzog, Anna R., Robert Willis, and David Weir. 2004. "Research on aging." In A Telescope on Society: Survey Research and Social Science at the University of Michigan and Beyond edited by House, James S., Juster, F. Thomas, Kahn, Robert L., Schuman, Howard, Singer, Eleanor L.. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Herzog, A. Regula, Robert Willis, and David Weir. 2004. "Research on aging." In A Telescope on Society: Survey Research and Social Science at the University of Michigan and Beyond edited by James S. House, et al.. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Weir, David, and Robert Willis. 2000. "Prospects for Widow Poverty." In Forecasting retirement needs and retirement wealth edited by Mitchell, Olivia S., Hammond, P. Brett, Rappaport, Anna M.. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Weir, David. 1997. "Economic Welfare and Physical Well-Being in France, 1750-1990." In Health and welfare during industrialization edited by Steckel, Richard H., Floud, Roderick. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press.

Weir, David. 1993. "Family Reconstitution and Population Reconstruction: Two Approaches to the Fertility Transition in France, 1740-1911." In Old and new methods in historical demography edited by Reher, David S., Schofield, Roger. Oxford; New York; Toronto and Melbourne: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press.

Weir, David. 1992. "A Century of U.S. Unemployment, 1890-1990: Revised Estimates and Evidence for Stabilization." In Research in economic history edited by Ransom, Roger L.. Greenwich, Conn. and London: JAI Press.

Other Reports

Weir, David, and Robert Willis. 2003. "Widowhood, Divorce and Loss of Health Insurance Among Near-Elderly Women: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study." MRRC WP 2003-040Ann Arbor: Michigan Retirement Research Center, University of Michigan.

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