Barbara L. Wolfe

Barbara L. Wolfe Professor of Public Affairs, Population Health Sciences and Economics
204 Observatory Hill Office Bldg., 1225 Observatory Dr.
(608) 263-2029

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Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications:

"Ripple Effects of Developmental Disabilities and Mental Illness on Nondisabled Adult Siblings" (with Jan Greenberg, Marsha Mailick and Jieun Song) Social Science & Medicine. 2014

"Increasing Our Understanding Of The Health-Income Gradient In Children" (with Jason Fletcher) Health Economics. April 2014 23:4, 473-486.

"Health and Wealth in Early Retirement." (with Geoffrey Wallace, Robert Haveman, and Karen Holden) In Kenneth Couch, Mary Daly, and Julie Zissimopoulos (eds.). Life Cycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health. Stanford CA: Stanford University Press, 2013.

"Health Programs for Non-Elderly Adults and Children" in Legacies of the War on Poverty. Martha Bailey and Sheldon Danziger eds. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. 2013. Chapter 9. 237-68.

"Family Poverty Affects the Rate of Human Infant Brain Growth" (with Hanson JL, Hair N, Shen DG, Shi F, Gilmore JH, et al. (2013). PLoS ONE 8(12): e80954.

CDE Research Theme Working Groups:

Demography of Inequality
Health and Mortality
Fertility, Families and Households
Environmental and Spatial Demography