Session 121:
Emerging Puzzles in Self-Rated Health

Friday, April 1
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Wilson C
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Christina Diaz, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Discussant: Deborah Roempke Graefe, Pennsylvania State University

  1. Self-Rated Health Status among New Immigrants in the United States: Does Language Preference Matter?Veena S. Kulkarni, Arkansas State University; Sawsan Abdulrahim, American University of Beirut

  2. Language Proficiency and Health Status: Are Bilingual Immigrants Healthier?Ariela Schachter, Stanford University; Bridget K. Gorman, Rice University

  3. Is Self-Rated Health Comparable across Racial and Ethnic Groups? Evidence from the Health and Retirement StudyDejun Su, University of Texas-Pan American; Kyriakos S. Markides, University of Texas Medical Branch

  4. Does Gender Influence Subjective Health Reports? Evidence Using Anchoring VignettesMegan Todd, Princeton University; Jennifer Dowd, Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY)

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