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Trafficking Of North Korean Refugees In China, Donna M. Hughes Dr. Nov 2005

Trafficking Of North Korean Refugees In China, Donna M. Hughes Dr.

Donna M. Hughes

No abstract provided.


Reciprocal Effects Of Health And Economic Well-Being Among Older Adults In Taiwan And Beijing, Kristine R. Baker, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Zachary Zimmer, Zhe Tang, Yi-Li Chuang Jan 2005

Reciprocal Effects Of Health And Economic Well-Being Among Older Adults In Taiwan And Beijing, Kristine R. Baker, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Zachary Zimmer, Zhe Tang, Yi-Li Chuang

Poverty, Gender, and Youth

The objectives of this Population Council study are threefold: 1) to examine whether socioeconomic status disparities in health are found in non-Western settings; 2) to assess whether socioeconomic status gradients in health endure into older ages; and 3) to evaluate the direction of causality between health and socioeconomic status. Findings provide evidence for reciprocal effects of economic well-being and health among older adults in both Taiwan and Beijing. Those with higher levels of economic well-being have lower levels of functional limitation over time, and those with higher levels of functional limitation have lower levels of economic well-being over time. Consistent ...


Adolescent Transitions To Adulthood In Reform-Era China, Emily C. Hannum, Jihong Liu Dec 2004

Adolescent Transitions To Adulthood In Reform-Era China, Emily C. Hannum, Jihong Liu

Jihong Liu

No abstract provided.


Adolescent Transitions To Adulthood In Reform-Era China, Emily C. Hannum, Jihong Liu Dec 2004

Adolescent Transitions To Adulthood In Reform-Era China, Emily C. Hannum, Jihong Liu

Emily C. Hannum

No abstract provided.