Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
- Crediting care or marriage? Reforming Social Security family benefitsPamela Herd
LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S24-34. 2006....
- The social patterns of a biological risk factor for disease: race, gender, socioeconomic position, and C-reactive proteinPamela Herd
Department of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 53706, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:503-13. 2012..Understand the links between race and C-reactive protein (CRP), with special attention to gender differences and the role of class and behavioral risk factors as mediators...
- Upstream solutions: does the supplemental security income program reduce disability in the elderly?Pamela Herd
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Milbank Q 86:5-45. 2008..Income support policies are one promising avenue to improve population health. This study examines whether the federal cash transfer program to poor elderly, the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, affects old-age disability...
- Education and health in late-life among high school graduates: Cognitive versus psychological aspects of human capitalPamela Herd
University of Wisconsin, Madison, 53706, USA
J Health Soc Behav 51:478-96. 2010..It is not just higher educational attainment; academic performance is strongly linked to health in later life...
- Income, education, and inflammation: differential associations in a national probability sample (The MIDUS study)Elliot M Friedman
University of Wisconsin Madison, 624 WARF Office Bldg, 610 N Walnut Street, Madison, WI 53726, USA
Psychosom Med 72:290-300. 2010..Socioeconomic status is inversely linked with health outcomes, but the biological processes by which social position "gets under the skin" to affect health are poorly understood...
- Socioeconomic position and health: the differential effects of education versus income on the onset versus progression of health problemsPamela Herd
Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
J Health Soc Behav 48:223-38. 2007....
- Universalism without the targeting: privatizing the old-age welfare statePamela Herd
LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin, PO Box Y, Austin, TX 78713 8925, USA
Gerontologist 45:292-8. 2005..Instead of limiting the most popular features of universalism, privatization proposals limit the redistributive elements of our large social insurance programs...
- Ensuring a minimum: social security reform and womenPamela Herd
LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin, PO Box 4, Austin, TX 78713, USA
Gerontologist 45:12-25. 2005....
- Continuity and change in the social stratification of aging and health over the life course: evidence from a nationally representative longitudinal study from 1986 to 2001/2002 (Americans' Changing Lives Study)James S House
Survey Research Center and Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:15-26. 2005....