Doctoral candidate wins “Best Presentation Award”

Benjamas Penboon, a doctoral candidate with the Global Aging and Community Initiative and the Institute for Population and Social Research at Mahidol University in Thailand, won the "Best Presentation Award" at the International Conference on Population and Development held in Paris, France in June 2019 for the paper "Migration and Provision of Support to Left-Behind … Continue reading Doctoral candidate wins “Best Presentation Award”

Presentation at REVES 2019

Presentation given at the annual REVES conference on the "Socio-economic Correlates of Life Expected in Degrees of Frailty". The objective of this paper is to examine transitions in frailty and compute life expected across degrees of frailty by socio-demographic characteristics commonly found to distinguish healthy aging. Frailty, defined as the extent to which multidimensional physiological … Continue reading Presentation at REVES 2019

PAA 2019 Poster Winner!

The poster, "The Rise and Prominence of Skip-Generation Households in Low- and Middle-Income Countries," co-authored by Emily Treleaven, a postdoc with the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan, won a Poster Winner prize at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America in Austin, TX. The underlying global trend they uncovered is … Continue reading PAA 2019 Poster Winner!

Spring 2019 – Conference Presentations

In April 2019, Dr. Zimmer traveled to Austin, TX for the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America. He presented the poster, "The Rise and Prominence of Skip-Generation Households in Low- and Middle-Income Countries."  In May 2019, he will present the paper entitled, "Socio-Demographic Correlates of Life Expected in Degrees of Frailty" at the … Continue reading Spring 2019 – Conference Presentations

Presentation at the Aging Studies Institute, Syracuse University

On Monday, November 12th, Dr. Zimmer presented at the “Aging Families in China: Social, Demographic, and Policy Considerations” conference hosted by the Aging Studies Institute at Syracuse University. He presented “A Dynamic Study of Disability and Life Expected in Living Arrangement States among Older Chinese Using Sixteen Years of Longitudinal Data.”

REVES@30 Poster

The team behind the Linking Spirituality and Religiosity to Life and Health Expectancy project presented their poster at REVES@30 in Ann Arbor Michigan on May 30, 2018 at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. Click here to access a digital copy of the poster, "To what degree do religiosity and spirituality explain healthy life expectancy gaps … Continue reading REVES@30 Poster