Robert F. Schoeni: Select Aging Publications

Books

Schoeni, Robert F., James S. House, George A. Kaplan, and Harold Pollack. 2008. Making Americans Healthier: Social and Economic Policy as Health Policy. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Schoeni, Robert F., Frank P. Stafford, Katherine McGonagle, and Patricia Andreski. 2013. "Response Rates in National Panel Surveys." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 645(1): 60-87. PMCID: PMC3555140. DOI.

Freedman, Vicki, Brenda Spillman, Patti Andreski, Jennifer C. Cornman, Eileen Crimmins, Ellen Kramarow, James Lubitz, Linda Martin, Sharon Merkin, Robert F. Schoeni, Teresa Seeman, and Timothy Waidmann. 2013. "Trends in Late-Life Activity Limitations in the United States: An Update from Five National Surveys." Demography, 50(2): 661-671. PMCID: PMC3586750. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Martin, L., Robert F. Schoeni, P. Andreski, and C. Jagger. 2012. "Trends and inequalities in late-life health and functioning in England." Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(10): 874-80. DOI. Abstract.

McGonagle, K., Robert F. Schoeni, Narayan Sastry, and Vicki Freedman. 2012. "The Panel Study of Income Dynamics: Overview, Recent Innovations, and Potential for Life Course Research." Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 3(2): 268-284. PMCID: PMC3591471. Licensed Access.

Johnson, Rucker C., Robert F. Schoeni, and Jeannette A. Rogowski. 2012. "Health disparities in mid-to-late life: The role of earlier life family and neighborhood socioeconomic conditions." Social Science & Medicine, 74(4): 625-636. NIHMSID: NIHMS345436. DOI. Abstract.

Johnson, Rucker, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2011. "Early-Life Origins of Adult Disease: National Longitudinal Population-Based Study of the United States." American Journal of Public Health, 101(12): 2317-2324. PMCID: PMC3222421. DOI. Abstract.

Schoeni, Robert F., W.H. Dow, W.D. Miller, and E.R. Pamuk. 2011. "The Economic Value of Improving the Health of Disadvantaged Americans." American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 40(1): S67-S72. DOI. Abstract.

Dowd, Jennifer B., Jeremy Albright, Trivellore Raghunathan, Robert F. Schoeni, Felicia B. LeClere, and George A. Kaplan. 2011. "Deeper and Wider: Income and Mortality in the USA over Three Decades." International Journal of Epidemiology, 40(1): 183-188. PMCID: PMC3043282. DOI. Abstract.

Johnson, R., and Robert F. Schoeni. 2011. "The Influence of Early-Life Events on Human Capital, Health Status, and Labor Market Outcomes Over the Life Course." B. E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 11(3). PMCID: PMC3570066. Abstract.

Martin, Linda G., Robert F. Schoeni, and Patricia M. Andreski. 2010. "Trends in Health of Older Adults in the United States: Past, Present, Future." Demography, 47(Supple): s17-s40. PMCID: PMC3342521. DOI. Abstract.

Schoeni, Robert F., and Mary Beth Ofstedal. 2010. "Key Themes in Research on the Demography of Aging." Demography, 47(Supple): s5-s16. PMCID: PMC3358696. DOI.

Valerio, M.A., P.M. Andreski, Robert F. Schoeni, and K.A. McGonagle. 2010. "Examining the Association Between Childhood Asthma and Parent and Grandparent Asthma Status: Implications for Practice." Clinical Pediatrics, 49(6): 535-541. PMCID: PMC3020897. DOI. Abstract.

Martin, L.G., Vicki Freedman, Robert F. Schoeni, and P.M. Andreski. 2010. "Trends In Disability And Related Chronic Conditions Among People Ages Fifty To Sixty-Four." Health Affairs, 29(4): 725-731. PMCID: PMC2874878. DOI. Abstract.

Martin, L.G., Robert F. Schoeni, and P.M. Andreski. 2010. "Challenges in Estimating Trends in Late-Life Disability from the American Community Survey (letter to editor)." Journals of Gerontology Series a-Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 65(5): 517-518. DOI.

Li, Geng, Robert F. Schoeni, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Kerwin Charles. 2010. "New Expenditure Data in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics: Comparisons with the Consumer Expenditure Survey Data." Monthly Labor Review, 133(2): 29-39. Abstract.

Martin, Linda G., Vicki Freedman, Robert F. Schoeni, and Patricia M. Andreski. 2009. "Health and Functioning Among Baby Boomers Approaching 60." Journals of Gerontology Series B-Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 64(3): 369-377. PMCID: PMC2670250. DOI. Abstract.

Davis, M.M., K. McGonagle, Robert F. Schoeni, and Frank P. Stafford. 2008. "Grandparental and parental obesity influences on childhood overweight: implications for primary care practice." Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine: JABFM, 21(6): 549-54. DOI. Abstract.

Freedman, Vicki, I.B. Grafova, Robert F. Schoeni, and J. Rogowski. 2008. "Neighborhoods and disability in later life." Social Science & Medicine, 66(11): 2253-2267. PMCID: PMC2478756. DOI. Abstract.

Schoeni, Robert F., Vicki Freedman, and L.G. Martin. 2008. "Why is late-life disability declining?" Milbank Quarterly, 86 : 47-89. DOI. Abstract.

Herd, P., Robert F. Schoeni, and James S. House. 2008. "Upstream solutions: Does the supplemental security income program reduce disability in the elderly?" Milbank Quarterly, 86(1): 5-45. DOI. Abstract.

Freedman, Vicki, Linda Martin, Robert F. Schoeni, and Jennifer C. Cornman. 2008. "Declines in late-life disability: The role of early- and mid-life factors." Social Science & Medicine, 66(7): 1588-1602. PMCID: PMC2408829. DOI. Abstract.

Freedman, Vicki, Robert F. Schoeni, Linda G. Martin, and Jennifer C. Cornman. 2007. "Chronic Conditions and the Decline in Late-Life Disability." Demography, 44(3): 459-477. Abstract.

Martin, Linda G., Robert F. Schoeni, Vicki Freedman, and Patricia Andreski. 2007. "Feeling Better? Trends in General Health Status." Journals of Gerontology: Social Science, 62B(1): S11-21. Abstract.

Schoeni, Robert F., Jersey Liang, J. Bennett, H. Sugisawa, T. Fukaya, and E. Kobayashi. 2006. "Trends in Old-Age Functioning and Disability in Japan, 1993-2002." Population Studies - A Journal of Demography, 60(1): 39-53. DOI. Abstract.

McGarry, Kathleen, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2005. "Widow(er) poverty and out-of-pocket medical expenditures at the end of life." Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 60(3): S160-S168. Abstract.

Freedman, V.A., L.G. Martin, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2004. "Disability in America." Population Bulletin, 59(3): 3-32. Abstract.

Freedman, V.A., E. Crimmins, Robert F. Schoeni, B.C. Spillman, H. Aykan, Ellen A. Kramarow, K. Land, J. Lubitz, K. Manton, L.G. Martin, D. Shinberg, and Timothy A. Waidmann. 2004. "Resolving Inconsistencies in Trends in Old-Age Disability: Report From a Technical Working Group." Demography, 41(3): 417-441. Abstract.

Freedman, V.A., L.G. Martin, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2003. "Measuring Functional Status and Disability in Older Adults - Reply." JAMA-Journal of the American Medical Association, 289(24): 3239-3240. Abstract.

Lakdawalla, Darius N., and Robert F. Schoeni. 2003. "Is Nursing Home Demand Affected by the Decline in Age Difference between Spouses?" Demographic Research, 8. Abstract.

Haider, Steven J., A. Jacknowitz, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2003. "Food Stamps and the Elderly : Why is Participation So Low?" Journal of Human Resources, 38(supplement): 1080-1111. Abstract.

Freedman, Vicki A., Linda G. Martin, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2002. "Recent Trends in Disability and Functioning Among Older Americans: A Critical Review of the Evidence." Journal of the American Medical Association, 288(24): 3137-3146. Abstract.

Schoeni, Robert F., Vicki Freedman, and Robert Wallace. 2002. "Late-life Disability Trajectories and Socioeconomic Status." Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 22: 184-206.

Schoeni, Robert F., Viki Freedman, and Robert Wallace. 2001. "Persistent, Consistent, Widespread and Robust? Another Look at Trends in Old-Age Disability." Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological and Social Sciences, 56(4): S206-S218. Abstract.

Schoeni, Robert F., and Kathleen McGarry. 2000. "Social Security, Economic Growth and the Rise of the Elderly Widows' Independence in the Twentieth Century." Demography, 37(2): 221-36. Abstract.

McGarry, Kathleen, and Robert F. Schoeni. 1997. "Transfer Behavior Within the Family: Results From the Asset and Health Dynamics Study." The Journals of Gerontology, 52B(SpecialIssue): 85-92. Abstract.

Chapters

Dow, W.F., Robert F. Schoeni, N.E. Adler, and J. Stewart. 2010. "Evaluating the evidence base: Policies and interventions to address socioeconomic status gradients in health." In Biology of Disadvantage: Socioeconomic Status and Health. (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences) DOI. Abstract.

Reville, R., and Robert F. Schoeni. 2008. "The fraction of disability caused at work." In Older and out of work : jobs and social insurance for a changing economy edited by Eberts, Randall W., Hobbie, Richard A.. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.

Schoeni, Robert F., Vicki Freedman, and L. Martin. 2008. "Socioeconomic and demographic disparities in trends in old-age disability." In Health at older ages : the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly edited by Cutler, David M., Wise, David A.. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

House, James S., Robert F. Schoeni, George A. Kaplan, and Harold Pollack. 2008. "The Health Effects of Social and Economic Policy: The Promise and Challenge for Research and Policy." In Making Americans healthier: social and economic policy as health policy edited by Robert Schoeni, James House, George Kaplan, and Harold Pollock. New York: Russell Sage.

Herd, Pamela, James S. House, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2007. "Income support policies and health among the elderly." In Making Americans healthier : social and economic policy as health policy. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

PSC Reports

Freedman, Vicki, Irina B. Grafova, Robert F. Schoeni, and Jeannette Rogowski. 2007. "Neighborhoods and Disability in Later Life." PSC Research Report No. 07-622. May 2007. PMCID: PMC2478756. Abstract. PDF.

Johnson, Rucker C., and Robert F. Schoeni. 2007. "The Influence of Early-Life Events on Human Capital, Health Status, and Labor Market Outcomes Over the Life Course." PSC Research Report No. 07-616. January 2007. Abstract. PDF.

Rogowski, Jeannette A., Vicki Freedman, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2006. "Neighborhoods and the Health of the Elderly: Challenges in Using National Survey Data." PSC Research Report No. 06-600. May 2006. Abstract. PDF.

Nahm, Joon W., and Robert F. Schoeni. 2006. "Semiparametric Analysis of Wealth-Age Profiles." PSC Research Report No. 06-599. May 2006. Abstract. PDF.

Charles, Kerwin, Sheldon H. Danziger, Geng Li, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2006. "Studying Consumption with the Panel Study of Income Dynamics: Comparisons with the Consumer Expenditure Survey and an Application to the Intergenerational Transmission of Well-being." PSC Research Report No. 06-590. February 2006. Abstract. PDF.

Schoeni, Robert F., Jersey Liang, Joan Bennet, Hidehiro Sugisawa, Taro Fukaya, and Erika Kobayashi. 2005. "Trends in Old-Age Functioning and Disability in Japan: 1993-2002." PSC Research Report No. 05-570. January 2005. Abstract. PDF.

Reville, Robert, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2004. "The Fraction of Disability Caused at Work." PSC Research Report No. 04-551. February 2004. Abstract. PDF.

Dow, William H., Paul Gertler, Robert F. Schoeni, John Strauss, and Duncan Thomas. 2003. "Health Care Prices, Health, and Labor Outcomes: Experimental Evidence." PSC Research Report No. 03-542. December 2003. Abstract. PDF.

Schoeni, Robert F. 2003. "Support Networks within the Family as a Public Good Problem." PSC Research Report No. 03-545. December 2003. Abstract. PDF.

McGarry, Kathleen, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2003. "Medicare Gaps and Widow Poverty." PSC Research Report No. 03-547. December 2003. Abstract. PDF.

Heron, Melonie P., Robert F. Schoeni, and Leo Morales. 2003. "Health Disparities among Older Immigrants in the United States." PSC Research Report No. 03-548. December 2003. Abstract. PDF.

McGarry, Kathleen, and Robert F. Schoeni. "Transfer Behavior: Measurement and the Redistribution of Resources within the Family." AHEAD/HRS Report No. 94-007. December 1993. Abstract.

Other Reports

Freedman, Vicki, Robert F. Schoeni, Linda G. Martin, and Jennifer C. Cornman. 2006. "Chronic Conditions and the Decline in Late-Life Disability." TRENDS Report 06-05. Abstract.

Schoeni, Robert F., Jersey Liang, Joan Bennett, Hidehiro Sugisawa, Taro Fukaya, and Erika Kobayashi. 2005. "Trends in Old-Age Functioning and Disability in Japan: 1993-2002." TRENDS Report 05-03. Abstract.

Freedman, Vicki A., Linda G. Martin, Jennifer Cornman, Emily M. Agree, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2005. "Trends in Assistance with Daily Activities: Racial/Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities Persist in the U.S. Older Population." TRENDS Report 05-02. Abstract.

Schoeni, Robert F., Vicki A. Freedman, and Linda G. Martin. 2005. "Socioeconomic and Demographic Disparities in Trends in Old-Age Disability." TRENDS Report 05-01. Abstract.

Heron, Melanie P., Robert F. Schoeni, and Leo Sergio Morales. 2002. "Health Status of Older Immigrants in the United States." Labor and Population Program working series 02-07.