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In the News: The Coronavirus Has Claimed 2.5 Million Years of Potential Life in the U.S., Study Finds

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Ayesha Mahmud has contributed to an important story in the New York Times on the impacts of the Coronavirus. 

When the Wages of Sin Is Death: Sexual Stigma and Infant Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa

Johnson-Hanks, J. (2018). When the Wages of Sin Is Death: Sexual Stigma and Infant Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa. In International Handbook on Gender and Demographic Processes (pp. 153-165). Springer, Dordrecht.

Structure versus Agency: A Cross-National Examination of Discrimination and the Internalization of Negative Stereotypes

Bó, B. (2019). Structure versus Agency: A Cross-National Examination of Discrimination and the Internalization of Negative Stereotypes." European Societies, 6(1).

Placing Racial Classification in Context

Pickett, R., Saperstein, A. & Penner, A. (2019). Placing Racial Classification in Context. Socius.

Transfers of informal care time in the United States: the role of demographic differentials in intergenerational flows by age, sex, and racial and national background

Dukhovnov, D., & Zagheni, E. (2019). Transfers of informal care time in the United States: the role of demographic differentials in intergenerational flows by age, sex, and racial and national background. Vienna Yearbook of Population Research17, 163-197.

Using an Online Sample to Estimate the Size of an Offline Population

Feehan, D. M., & Cobb, C. (2019). Using an Online Sample to Estimate the Size of an Offline Population. Demography, 1-16.

Child, S. & Lawton, L. E. (2020). Personal networks and associations with psychological distress among young and older adults. Social Science & Medicine246, p.112714.

The plateau of human mortality: Demography of longevity pioneers

Barbi, E., Lagona, F., Marsili, M., Vaupel, J. W., & Wachter, K. W. (2018). The plateau of human mortality: Demography of longevity pioneers. Science, 360(6396), 1459-1461.

Mortality forecasts and linear life expectancy trends

Lee, R. (2019). Mortality forecasts and linear life expectancy trends. In Old and New Perspectives on Mortality Forecasting (pp. 167-183). Springer, Cham.

Separating the Signal From the Noise: Evidence for Deceleration in Old-Age Death Rates

Feehan, D. M. (2018). Separating the Signal From the Noise: Evidence for Deceleration in Old-Age Death Rates. Demography, 1-20.

Feehan, D., & Mahmud, A. (2020). Quantifying population contact patterns in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic. medRxiv.

Goldstein, J. R. & Lee, R. D. (2020). Demographic perspectives on the mortality of COVID-19 and other epidemics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences117 (36), 22035-22041.

Child, S., Ruppel, E. H., Zhong, M., & Lawton, L. (2020). Direct and Moderating Causal Effects of Network Support on Sleep Quality: Findings From the UC Berkeley Social Network Study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.

Statistical properties of simple random-effects models for genetic heritability

Steinsaltz, D., Dahl, A., & Wachter, K. W. (2018). Statistical properties of simple random-effects models for genetic heritability. Electronic Journal of Statistics, 12 (1), 321-358.

The changing relationship between unemployment and total fertility

Karaman Örsal, D. D., & Goldstein, J. R. (2018). The changing relationship between unemployment and total fertility. Population studies, 1-13.

Bó, B., Zimmer, Z., & Rada, C. (2020). The Structure and Determinants of Intergenerational Support Exchange Flows in an Eastern European Setting. Research on Aging1(10).

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