Research shows Global Increase in Skip-Generation Households

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

Surviving War: Biomarkers Reveal Effects on the Body and Mind

"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.

Bussarawan Puk Teerawichitchainan

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