A new paper, "The Rise and Prominence of Skip-Generation Households in Lower-and Middle-Income Countries," by GACI Director Zachary Zimmer and Emily Treleaven of the University of Michigan documents a global increase in skip-generation households - that is, grandparents living with grandchildren with the middle generation absent. This suggests an important change in household formation among … Continue reading Research shows Global Increase in Skip-Generation Households
New research at GACI documents a troubling rising trend in pain prevalence across a number of European countries." Read the article HERE
In April 2020, Zachary Zimmer and Chi-Tsun Chiu presented an asynchronous presentation for Population Association of America's Annual Conference on Living Arrangement Trends among China’s Oldest and Extreme Old. Click on the screen to download the presentation.
Zachary Zimmer and Anna Zajacova, The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, Volume 75, Issue 2, February 2020, Pages 436–447, https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbx162
“Design and measurement in a study of war exposure, health, and aging: protocol for the Vietnam health and aging study,” by Kim Korinek, Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan, Zachary Zimmer, Eleanor Brindle, Thi Kim Chuc Nguyen, Huu Minh Nguyen & Khanh Toan Tran was published on October 23, 2019 in the BMC Public Health, 19, Article number: 1351 … Continue reading Protocol for the Vietnam Health and Aging Study is now published
New paper published that examines the extent to which the Spanish language influences the way in which respondents report self-assessed health, "What’s in a word? Language and self-assessed health in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey," with Meredith Van Natta, University of California San Francisco.