Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Research Professor, Survery Research Center.
Ph.D., Yale University
Dr. Freedman is a Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. She has published extensively on the topics of population aging, disability, and long-term care. She currently serves as co-Principal Investigator of two national panel studies: the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS) and the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID). She is also leading a supplemental study of disability, time use and well-being among older adults in the PSID.
Funded Aging Projects
- Economic Status, Health, & Wellbeing over the Life Course and Across Generations (NIA)
- A Prospective Model of Medicare Cost Trajectories (Supplement and NCTX) (NIA)
- Disability, Time Use, and Wellbeing Among Older Adults (NIA)
- NCRN-MN: Linking Surveys to the World: Administrative Data, the Web, and Beyond. Michigan Node of the NSF-Census Research Network (NSF)
- Survey Measures of Subjective Well-being: Age, Appraisal, and Cognition Effects (NIA)
- Health, Wealth, and Wellbeing over the Life Course and Across Generations (NIA)
- Family Dynamics, Fertility, and Investments in Children Across Generations (NICHD)
- Verbal Interviewer and Respondent Behaviors that Predict Time Diary Quality: Lessons from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) (NIA)
- A Prospective Model of Medicare Cost Trajectories (NIA)
- National Study of Disability Trends and Dynamics (NIA)
- Health, Wealth, and Pensions Over the Life Course in a Long Panel (NIA)
- Disability, Time Use, and Well-Being Among Middle Aged and Older Married Couples (Survey Research Center)
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