October 9, 2014

CAAR – Health and Retirement Study Data Release – October 9, 2014

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The University of Michigan Institute for Social Research Health and Retirement Study has announced the release of the following data files:

Cross-Wave Census Region/Division and Mobility File 1992-2012 Version 5.0 (October 8, 2014).

RAND HRS Data File, Supported by NIA and SSA (Version N) (October 08, 2014).

RAND Enhanced Fat Files Release for the 2012 Core Wave (Final, v1.0) (October 08, 2014).

CAAR – Nature Medicine Article Abstract – October 9, 2014

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Progranulin protects against amyloid {beta} deposition and toxicity in Alzheimer’s disease mouse models,” by S. Sakura Minami, Sang-Won Min, Grietje Krabbe, Chao Wang, Yungui Zhou, Rustam Asgarov, Yaqiao Li, Lauren H Martens, Lisa P. Elia, Michael E. Ward, Lennart Mucke, Robert V. Farese Jr. & Li Gan (Vol. 20, No. 10, October 2014, p. 1157-1164).

CAAR – University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Pension Research Council Working Paper – October 9, 2014

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Note: PRC requrires free registration before providing working papers. “Retirement Shares Plan: A New Model of Risk Sharing,” by Donald E. Fuerst (WP2014-12, September 2014, .pdf format, 18p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

CAAR – Health and Retirement Study Bibliography Update – October 9, 2014

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HRS has recently added the following items to its bibliography. The full bibliography is available at:

Book Chapter:

Kubicek, Bettina; Korunka, Christian; Pa kvan, Matea; Prem, Roman; Gerdenitsch, Cornelia, “Changing Working Conditions at the Onset of the Twenty-First Century: Facts from International Datasets” in , The Impact of ICT on Quality of Working Life [2014]

Wachter, Kenneth W., “Heterogeneous Risks” in , Essential Demographic Methods [2014]


Angel, Ronald J.; Angel, Jacqueline L. Latinos in an Aging World: Social, Psychological, and Economic Perspectives. New York; Routledge [2014]

Browning, Martin; Chiappori, Pierre-Andr ; Weiss, Yoram Economics of the Family. New York; Cambridge University Press [2014]


Bell, Teresa Maria, Predictors and Mediators of Long-term Functional Limitations after Injury in the Older Adult Population, Memphis, TN The University of Tennessee Health Science Center [2014]

Berkowsky, Ronald W., Internet use and mental health/well-being in old age: Exploring the roles of social integration and social support, Birmingham, AL The University of Alabama at Birmingham [2014]

Coyle, Caitlin E., The effects of loneliness and social isolation on hypertension in later life: Including risk, diagnosis and management of the chronic condition, Boston University of Massachusetts Boston [2014]

Dubnicki, Alissa L., Public policy and postsecondary education, Syracuse, NY Syracuse University [2014]

Gray, Deborah, Patterns of dissaving among U.S. elders, Boston University of Massachusetts Boston [2014]

Jackson, S.E., Weight loss in overweight and obese older adults, London University College London [2014]

Lohman, Matthew Christopher, Frailty and Depression: A Latent Trait Analysis, Richmond, VA Virginia Commonwealth University [2014]

Lyu, Jiyoung, The impact of childhood SES on decline in cognition among older adults, Boston University of Massachusetts Boston [2014]

McLaren, Christopher F., Reducing the Economic Burden of Work-Related Injuries, Santa Monica, CA The Pardee RAND Graduate School [2014]

Mejia, Shannon T., Social regulatory processes in adulthood : responding to change and variability in proximal and distal social forces, Corvallis, OR Oregon State University [2014]

Nowell, William Benjamin, Human, Social and Cultural Capital Predictors of Early Baby Boomer Productivity in Mid- to Late Life: An Examination of Formal Volunteering Behavior, New York Columbia University [2014]

Poey, Judith L., The social environment, APOE-e4, and dementia: The social environment as a moderating factor among individuals genetically predisposed to develop dementia, Boston University of Massachusetts Boston [2014]

Ringo, Daniel, Essays in Urban and Labor Economics, Rochester, NY University of Rochester [2014]

Sacks, Daniel W., Essays in applied economics, Philadelphia, PA University of Pennsylvania [2014]

Thomeer, Mieke Beth, Dyadic analyses of chronic conditions and distress within marriage : a gendered perspective, Austin, TX University of Texas, Austin [2014]

Wang, Ming Sheng, Determinants of spouse/partner informal caregiving and its impacts on informal caregivers physical, psychological health and economic well-being: evidence from the health and retirement study, Champaign, IL University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [2014]

Wong, Cathy M., Gender, race, and ethnic differences in the effects of education on depression in later life: The mediating roles of mastery and stress, Boston University of Massachusetts Boston [2014]

Journal Article:

Arora, Kanika; Wolf, Douglas A., “Is There a Trade-off Between Parent Care and Self-care?,” Demography 51:4 p1251-70 [2014]

Banerjee, Sudipto, “Take it or Leave it? The Disposition of DC Accounts: Who Rolls Over into an IRA? Who Leaves Money in the Plan and Who Withdraws Cash?,” EBRI Notes 35:5 p10-21 [2014]

Brown, Maria T.; Wilmoth, Janet M.; London, Andrew S., “Veteran Status and Men s Later-Life Cognitive Trajectories: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study,” Journal of Aging and Health [2014]

Bryant, Ami N.; Ford, Katy-Lauren; Kim, Giyeon, “Racial/ethnic variations in the relation between body mass index and cognitive function among older adults,” The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry 22:7 p653-60 [2014]

Capistrant, Benjamin D.; Berkman, Lisa F.; Glymour, M. Maria, “Does duration of spousal caregiving affect risk of depression onset? Evidence from the health and retirement study,” The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry 22:8 p766-70 [2014]

Castora-Binkley, Melissa; Meng, Hongdao; Hyer, Kathryn, “Predictors of Long-Term Nursing Home Placement Under Competing Risk: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study,” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 62:5 p913-918 [2014]

Chang, Po-Ju; Wray, Linda; Lin, Yeqiang, “Social Relationships, Leisure Activity, and Health in Older Adults,” Health Psychology 33:6 p516-523 [2014]

Chen, Lena M.; Norton, Edward C.; Langa, Kenneth M.; Le, Sidney; Epstein, Arnold M., “Geographic Variation in Out-of-Pocket Expenditures of Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries,” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 62:6 p1097-1104 [2014]

Covinsky, Kenneth E.; Cenzer, Irena Stijacic; Yaffe, Kristine; O`Brien, Sarah; Blazer, Dan G., “Dysphoria and Anhedonia as Risk Factors for Disability or Death in Older Persons: Implications for the Assessment of Geriatric Depression,” American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 22:6 p606-613 [2014]

Curl, Angela L.; Stowe, James D.; Cooney, Teresa M.; Proulx, Christine M., “Giving Up the Keys: How Driving Cessation Affects Engagement in Later Life,” Gerontologist 54:3 p423-433 [2014]

Domingue, Benjamin W.; Fletcher, Jason; Conley, Dalton; Boardman, Jason D., “Genetic and educational assortative mating among US adults,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111:22 p7996-8000 [2014]

Friedman, Esther M.; Mare, Robert D., “The schooling of offspring and the survival of parents,” Demography 51:4 p1271-93 [2014]

Govindan, Sushant; Shapiro, Letitia; Langa, Kenneth M.; Iwashyna, Theodore J., “Death Certificates Underestimate Infections as Proximal Causes of Death in the US,” Plos One 9:5 [2014]

Henretta, John C.; Van Voorhis, Matthew F.; Soldo, Beth J., “Parental Money Help to Children and Stepchildren,” Journal of Family Issues 35:9 p1131-1153 [2014]

Hu, Guizhou; Duncan, Ashlee; Brown, Bob, “Underwriting mortality risk using cognitive function tests,” Journal of insurance medicine (New York, N.Y.) 44:1 p17-31 [2014]

Kim, Eric S.; Smith, Jacqui; Kubzansky, Laura D., “Prospective Study of the Association Between Dispositional Optimism and Incident Heart Failure,” Circulation-Heart Failure 7:3 p394-U29 [2014]

Kleinjans, K. J.; Soest, A. V., “Rounding, focal point answers and nonresponse to subjective probability questions,” Journal of Applied Econometrics 29:4 p567-585 [2014]

Leung, L. A.; Swaminathan, S.; Trivedi, A. N., “Diabetes diagnosis and exercise initiation among older Americans,” Preventive Medicine 65: p128-132 [2014]

Park, So Jung; Kim, Min Hee, “The Effect of Community-Based Services on Functional Limitations of American Older Adults in Retirement Community,” Korea Social Welfare Research 40: p129-158 [2014]

Prescott, Hallie C.; Langa, Kenneth M.; Liu, Vincent; Escobar, Gabriel J.; Iwashyna, Theodore J., “Increased 1-Year Healthcare Use in Survivors of Severe Sepsis,” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 190:1 p62-69 [2014]

Reese, P. P.; Bloom, R. D.; Feldman, H. I.; Rosenbaum, P.; Wang, W.; Saynish, P.; Tarsi, N. M.; Mukherjee, N.; Garg, A. X.; Mussell, A.; Shults, J.; Even-Shoshan, O.; Townsend, R. R.; Silber, J. H., “Mortality and cardiovascular disease among older live kidney donors,” American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 14:8 p1853-61 [2014]

Rohlfsen, Leah S.; Kronenfeld, Jennie Jacobs, “Gender Differences in Functional Health: Latent Curve Analysis Assessing Differential Exposure,” Journals of Gerontology Series B-Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 69:4 p590-602 [2014]

Silver, Michelle Pannor, “Socio-economic status over the lifecourse and internet use in older adulthood,” Ageing and Society 34:6 p1019-1034 [2014]

Sneed, Rodlescia S.; Cohen, Sheldon, “Negative Social Interactions and Incident Hypertension Among Older Adults,” Health Psychology 33:6 p554-565 [2014]

Vable, A. M.; Subramanian, S. V.; Rist, P. M.; Glymour, M. M., “Does the Widowhood Effect Precede Spousal Bereavement? Results from a Nationally Representative Sample of Older Adults,” American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry [2014]

Valliant, Richard; Hubbard, Frost; Lee, Sunghee; Chang, Chiungwen, “Efficient Use of Commercial Lists in U.S. Household Sampling,” Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology 2:2 p182-209 [2014]

Walter, Stefan; Glymour, Maria; Avendano, Mauricio, “The Health Effects of US Unemployment Insurance Policy: Does Income from Unemployment Benefits Prevent Cardiovascular Disease?,” PloS one 9:7 pe101193-e101193 [2014]

Whisman, Mark A.; Li, Angela; Sbarra, David A.; Raison, Charles L., “Marital quality and diabetes: Results from the Health and Retirement Study,” Health Psychology 33:8 p832-840 [2014]

Yang, F. M.; Kao, S. T., “Item response theory for measurement validity,” Shanghai Archives of Psychiatry 26:3 p171-177 [2014]

Zhang, Ting, “Does Working for Oneself, not Others, Improve Older Adults Health? An Investigation on Health Impact of SelfEmployment,” American Journal of Entrepreneurship 1: p142-180 [2014]

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