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
"Disparities in Pain: How are they changing over time?" This presentation was given by GACI affiliate Anna Zajacova, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Western University at the 2020 TRENDS Annual Meeting.
"How Does Surviving War Age the Body and Mind? An Analysis of Subjective Age in Vietnam." This presentation was recently given to the National Institutes of Health sponsored Biomarker meetings by GACI affiliate Kim Korinek, Director, Asia Center, Asian Studies Program & Professor, Sociology Department, University of Utah.
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.
Bussarawan (Puk) Teerawichitchainan holds joint appointments as Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Co-Director of the Centre for Family and Population Research. Her current research examines the roles of family, policy, and social structure in explaining the well-being of older persons in the Asia Pacific region, particularly Southeast Asia. This includes an ongoing … Continue reading Bussarawan Puk Teerawichitchainan