Gender

Other Publications

Multicenter Study of Preferences for Health Education in the Emergency Department Population

June 2010

Objectives: Emergency departments (EDs) are increasingly proposed as high-yield venues for providing preventive health education to a population at risk for unhealthy behaviors and unmet primary...

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, Winter 2008 Issue

January 2008

This issue of CHP/PCOR's Quarterly Update covers news from the Fall 2007 quarter and includes articles about: the 2007 Eisenberg Legacy Lecture event, featuring CHP/PCOR core faculty member Victor...

News

It’s good for health of new moms when dads can stay home

May 2019

A new study by Stanford economists shows that giving fathers flexibility to take time off work in the months after their children are born improves the postpartum health and mental well-being of...

Study finds China’s population control policy before the One Child Policy was responsible for 200,000 'Missing Girls'

March 2019

An estimated 210,000 girls may have “gone missing” due to China’s “Later, Longer, Fewer” campaign, a birth planning policy predating the One Child Policy, according to a new study led by Stanford...

Projects

Elder-care, Gender, and Son Preference: The Role of Cultural Transmission and Diffusion During the Process of Rural-urban Migration in China

A research report, “A survey of rural-urban migrants in Shenzhen, China”, based on findings from this project, was submitted to the Shenzhen government in December of 2005.  Since then, the Santa...
English

Migration, Poverty Alleviation and Wellbeing of the Elderly: Population Modeling for Rural Western China

April 2020

The researchers developed models for the time course of the economic demography of remote Chinese villages that takes into account the migration, and sometimes return, of the villagers, the...
English

Demographic Impact of HIV on Africa's Elderly

April 2020

The overall goal of this project was to estimate the relationship between the HIV epidemic in Africa and mortality patterns of Africa's elderly.  The lead investigator audited Professor Shripad...
English

People

Marcus W. Feldman Professor, Biology