Doing Time - Melissa A Hardy and Linda Waite Reconciling Biography with History in the Study of Social Change The Problem of Generations - K Mannheim The Cohort as a Concept in the Study of Social Change - Norman B Ryder On the Importance of Age - Lawrence Hazelrigg Beyond Trajectories - Eliza K Pavalko Multiple Concepts for Analyzing Long-Term Process Using Repeated Surveys To Study Aging and Social Change - Glenn Firebaugh and Dana L Haynie Aging, Social Change and Conservatism - Duane F Alwin The Link between Historical and Biographical Time in the Study of Political Identities Establishing a Reference Frame against Which To Chart Age-Related Changes - John R Nesselroade and David L Featherman
RESEARCH aND TEACHING INTERESTS Quantitative Analysis Techniques, Longitudinal Methods; Aging & Social Change; Public Policy and Aging. Social Inequality, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. "Workforce aging in the new economy: A comparative study of information technology employment" (Julie A. McMullin, PI; Victor Marshall, Joann Marshall, University of North Carolina; Neil Charness, Florida State University). October 2002 - September 2006. Work and Retirement, including the influence of organizational incentives, pensions, family decision-making, health, job satisfaction; Public Policy, including Social Security, the Age Discrimination and Employment Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, Medicare and Medicaid; Political Attitudes, including analysis of social change and individual aging; Women's Issues and Aging, including poverty and financial security, caregiving, long-term care, intergenerational assistance, and health; Cognitive Components of Saving and Investment behavior, including planning horizon, discounting, risk tolerance, deferred gratification; Older Workers, including training, displacement, work schedules, job demands, organizational incentive structures.