Session 92:
Disparities in Aging: Gender, Race/Ethnicity and Economic Status

Friday, May 10
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Forsythe
2nd Floor

Chair: James W. McNally, University of Michigan
Discussant: Vicki Lamb, Duke University

  1. Gender and Intergenerational Exchanges in VietnamJed Friedman, RAND; John Knodel, University of Michigan; Truong Si Anh, Institute for Economic Research of Ho Chi Minh City; Bui The Cuong, National Center for Social Sciences and Humanities of Vietnam (NCSSH)

  2. Identifying the Vulnerable Elderly in Asia and Their Level of DisadvantageAlbert Hermalin, University of Michigan; Mary Beth Ofstedal, University of Michigan

  3. Reliability of Respondent and Proxy Reports of the Social, Economic, and Health Status of Older Adults in Egypt and TunisiaCesar Rebellon, Emory University; Kathryn M. Yount, Emory University; Emily M. Agree, Johns Hopkins University

  4. Functional Capacity and Self-Evaluation of Health and Life of Oldest Old in ChinaYi Zeng, Duke University

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