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  1. Zimmer Z, Van Natta M. Migration, household composition and economic well-being of households in rural Cambodia with a focus on left-behind parents and children of migrants. Asian Population Studies. Forthcoming;
  2. Ofstedal M, Saito Y, Chiu C, Jagger C, Zimmer Z. Religion, life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy among older women and men in the Unites States. The Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. Forthcoming;
  3. Zimmer Z, Chiu CT, Saito Y, Jagger C, Ofsteda MB, Lin YH. Religiosity Dimensions and Disability-Free Life Expectancy in Taiwan. J Aging Health. 2019 Apr 25;:898264319843445. doi: 10.1177/0898264319843445. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31018747.
  4. Zimmer Z, Rojo F, Ofstedal MB, Chiu CT, Saito Y, Jagger C. Religiosity and health: A global comparative study. SSM Popul Health. 2019 Apr;7:006-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2018.11.006. eCollection 2019 Apr. PubMed PMID: 30581957; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6595270.
  5. Chen F, Lin Z, Bao L, Zimmer Z, Gultiano S, B Borja J. Time-use Profiles, Chronic Role Overload, and Women's Body Weight Trajectories from Middle to Later Life in the Philippines. J Health Soc Behav. 2019 Mar;60(1):119-136. doi: 10.1177/0022146519827612. Epub 2019 Feb 6. PubMed PMID: 30724626.
  6. Zimmer Z, Chiu CT, Saito Y, Lin YH, Ofstedal MB, Jagger C. Does Religious Activity Distinguish the Mortality Experiences of Older Taiwanese? An Analysis Using Eighteen Years of Follow-Up Data. J Relig Health. 2019 Feb 18;. doi: 10.1007/s10943-019-00778-x. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30778793.
  7. Van Natta M, Zimmer Z. What’s in a word? Language and self-assessed health in the U.S. International Journal of Population Stuides.. 2019; 5(1):1-12.
  8. Chen F, Bao L, Lin Z, Zimmer Z, Gultiano S, Borja JB. Double burden for women in mid- and later life: evidence from time-use profiles in Cebu, the Philippines. Ageing Soc. 2018 Nov;38(11):2325-2355. doi: 10.1017/S0144686X17000599. Epub 2017 Jul 10. PubMed PMID: 31231145; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6587579.
  9. Zimmer Z, Zajacova A. Persistent, Consistent, and Extensive: The Trend of Increasing Pain Prevalence in Older Americans. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2018 Mar 20;. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbx162. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29579314.
  10. Zimmer Z, Bao L, Mayol NL, Chen F, Perez TLL, Duazo PL. Functional limitation trajectories and their determinants among women in the Philippines. Demogr Res. 2017 Jan-Jun;36:863-892. doi: 10.4054/DemRes.2017.36.30. Epub 2017 Mar 21. PubMed PMID: 30467456; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6245607.
  11. Martin LG, Zimmer Z, Lee J. Foundations of Activity of Daily Living Trajectories of Older Americans. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2017 Jan;72(1):129-139. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbv074. Epub 2015 Sep 2. PubMed PMID: 26333820; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5156486.
  12. Zimmer Z, Jagger C, Chiu CT, Ofstedal MB, Rojo F, Saito Y. Spirituality, religiosity, aging and health in global perspective: A review. SSM Popul Health. 2016 Dec;2:373-381. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2016.04.009. eCollection 2016 Dec. Review. PubMed PMID: 29349154; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5758000.
  13. Zimmer Z, Hanson HA, Smith KR. Offspring Socioeconomic Status and Parent Mortality Within a Historical Population. Demography. 2016 Oct;53(5):1583-1603. doi: 10.1007/s13524-016-0502-x. PubMed PMID: 27664009; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5086077.
  14. Zimmer Z, Rubin S. Life Expectancy With and Without Pain in the U.S. Elderly Population. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016 Sep;71(9):1171-6. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glw028. Epub 2016 Mar 17. PubMed PMID: 26988661; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4978363.
  15. Zimmer Z, Hanson HA, Smith KR. Childhood socioeconomic status, adult socioeconomic status, and old-age health trajectories: Connecting early, middle, and late life. Demographic research. 2016; 34(10):285-320. doi: DOI: 10:4054/DemRes.2016.34.10.
  16. Hanson HA, Smith KR, Zimmer Z. Reproductive History and Later-Life Comorbidity Trajectories: A Medicare-Linked Cohort Study From the Utah Population Database. Demography. 2015 Dec;52(6):2021-49. doi: 10.1007/s13524-015-0439-5. PubMed PMID: 26527471; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4655204.
  17. Rubin S, Zimmer Z. Pain and self-assessed health: does the association vary by age?. Soc Sci Med. 2015 Apr;130:259-67. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.02.024. Epub 2015 Feb 18. PubMed PMID: 25734611.
  18. Das S, Zimmer Z. Living arrangements and wealth among skip generation households across the globe. International Journal of Sociology and the Family. 2015; 41(2):95-116.
  19. Zimmer Z, Hidajat M, Saito Y. Changes in total and disability-free life expectancy among older adults in China: Do they portend a compression of morbidity?. International Journal of Population Studies. 2015; 1(1):4-18. doi: 10.18063/IJPS.2015.01.001.
  20. Zimmer Z, Das S. The poorest of the poor: composition and wealth of older person households in sub-Saharan Africa. Res Aging. 2014 May;36(3):271-96. doi: 10.1177/0164027513484589. Epub 2013 Apr 15. PubMed PMID: 25650994.
  21. Zimmer Z, Martin LG, Jones BL, Nagin DS. Examining late-life functional limitation trajectories and their associations with underlying onset, recovery, and mortality. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2014 Mar;69(2):275-86. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbt099. PubMed PMID: 24531526; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3968861.
  22. Zimmer Z, Fang X, Tang Z. Fifteen-year disability trends among older persons in the Beijing municipality of China. J Aging Health. 2014 Mar;26(2):207-30. doi: 10.1177/0898264313513609. Epub 2013 Dec 10. PubMed PMID: 24336232.
  23. Knodel J, Zimmer Z. Gender and well-being of older persons in Cambodia . In: Gender and Ageing: Southeast Asian Perspectives. Devasahayam T, editor. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies; 2014. p.68-98.
  24. Zimmer Z, Rada C, Stoica CA. Migration, location and provision of support to older parents: The case of Romania. International Journal of Population Ageing. 2014; 7(3):161-184. doi: 10.1007/s12062-014-9101-z..
  25. Hidajat M, Zimmer Z, Saito Y, Lin HS. Religious activity, life expectancy, and disability-free life expectancy in Taiwan. Eur J Ageing. 2013 Sep;10(3):229-236. doi: 10.1007/s10433-013-0273-9. eCollection 2013 Sep. PubMed PMID: 28804298; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5549130.
  26. Quashi N, Zimmer Z. Residential proximity of nearest child and older adults’ receipts of informal support transfers in Barbados. Ageing and Society. 2013 February; 33(2):320-341. doi: 10.1017/S0144686X1100122X.
  27. Global Aging in the 21st Century: Challenges, Opportunities and Implications. McDaniel S, Zimmer Z, editors. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing; 2013.
  28. Hidajat M, Zimmer Z, Hurng B. Religious activity and transitions in functional health and mortality among middle aged and older adults in Taiwan . In: Global Ageing in the Twenty-first Century. McDaniel S, Zimmer Z, editors. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing; 2013. p.105-120.
  29. McDaniel S, Zimmer Z. Global ageing in the twenty-first century: Where to from here? . In: Global Ageing in the Twenty-first Century. McDaniel S, Zimmer Z, editors. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing; 2013. 309-318p.
  30. Li Y, Zimmer Z. Child and Adolescent Obesity and Employment Sector in Urban China. Asian Popul Stud. 2013 Jan 1;9(3). doi: 10.1080/17441730.2013.807597. PubMed PMID: 24298293; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3843518.
  31. Zimmer Z, McDaniel S. Global ageing in the twenty-first century: An introduction . In: Global ageing in the twenty-first century. McDaniel S, Zimmer Z, editors. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing; 2013. Chapter Introduction; p.1-12.
  32. Zimmer Z, Knodel J. Older age parents in rural Cambodia and migration of adult children: A case study of two communes in Battambang provinc. Asian population studies. 2013; 9(2):156-174. doi: 10.1080/17441730.2013.797297.
  33. Zimmer Z, Prachuabmoh V. Comparing the socioeconomic status--health gradient among adults 50 and older across rural and urban areas of Thailand in 1994 and 2007. Soc Sci Med. 2012 Jun;74(12):1921-8. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.02.015. Epub 2012 Mar 21. PubMed PMID: 22503833.
  34. Zimmer Z, Martin LG, Nagin DS, Jones BL. Modeling disability trajectories and mortality of the oldest-old in China. Demography. 2012 Feb;49(1):291-314. doi: 10.1007/s13524-011-0075-7. PubMed PMID: 22246796.
  35. Zachary Z, CRUMP Research Team. Migration in Cambodia: Report of the Cambodian Rural Urban Migration Project (CRUMP). Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Ministry of Planning, Government of Cambodia; 2012. Available from: .
  36. Chan A, Zimmer Z, Saito Y. Gender differentials in disability and mortality transitions: the case of older adults in Japan. J Aging Health. 2011 Dec;23(8):1285-308. doi: 10.1177/0898264311408417. Epub 2011 Jun 8. PubMed PMID: 21653794.
  37. Martin LG, Zimmer Z, Hurng BS. Trends in late-life disability in Taiwan, 1989-2007: the roles of education, environment, and technology. Popul Stud (Camb). 2011 Nov;65(3):289-304. doi: 10.1080/00324728.2011.604730. Epub 2011 Sep 19. PubMed PMID: 21923619; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3210696.
  38. Korinek K, Zimmer Z, Gu D. Transitions in marital status and functional health and patterns of intergenerational coresidence among China's elderly population. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2011 Mar;66(2):260-70. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbq107. Epub 2011 Feb 10. PubMed PMID: 21310771.
  39. Zimmer Z, Chen F. Social support and change in depression among older adults in Taiwan. Journal of Applied Gerontology. 2011 March; 31(6):764-782. doi: 10.1177/0733464811401353.
  40. Zimmer Z, ADI Research TEam. Reconsidering the Impact of Migration on Older Aged Parents: A Case Study of Two Communes in Battambang Province, Cambodia. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Cooperation Committee for Cambodia; 2011. Available from: .
  41. Zimmer Z, Knodel J. Return migration and the health of older aged parents: evidence from rural Thailand. J Aging Health. 2010 Oct;22(7):955-76. doi: 10.1177/0898264309360673. Epub 2010 Mar 1. PubMed PMID: 20194684.
  42. Zimmer Z, Korinek K. Shifting coresidence near the end of life: comparing decedents and survivors of a follow-up study in China. Demography. 2010 Aug;47(3):537-54. doi: 10.1353/dem.0.0116. PubMed PMID: 20879676; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3000059.
  43. Zimmer Z, Wen M, Kaneda T. A multi-level analysis of urban/rural and socioeconomic differences in functional health status transition among older Chinese. Soc Sci Med. 2010 Aug;71(3):559-567. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.03.048. Epub 2010 May 13. PubMed PMID: 20621749; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2904335.
  44. Zimmer Z, Kaneda T, Tang Z, Fang X. Explaining Late Life Urban vs. Rural Health Discrepancies in Beijing. Soc Forces. 2010 Jun 1;88(4):1885-1908. doi: 10.1353/sof.2010.0000. PubMed PMID: 21151893; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2998765.
  45. Zimmer Z. Household composition among elders in Sub-Saharan Africa in the context of HIV/AIDS. Journal of Marriage and the Family. 2009 October; 71(4):1086-1099. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2009.00654.x.
  46. Kaneda T, Zimmer Z, Fang X, Tang Z. Gender Differences in Functional Health and Mortality Among the Chinese Elderly: Testing an Exposure Versus Vulnerability Hypothesis. Res Aging. 2009 May 1;31(3):361-388. doi: 10.1177/0164027508330725. PubMed PMID: 20703370; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2919173.
  47. Fang XH, Tang Z, Zimmer Z, Xiang MJ, Kaneda T. [Effects and trends of stroke and life expectancy among older adults--from 1990s to 2000s]. Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2009 Feb;30(2):105-9. PubMed PMID: 19565865.
  48. Fang XH, Zimmer Z, Kaneda T, Tang Z, Xiang MJ. Stroke and active life expectancy among older adults in Beijing, China. Disabil Rehabil. 2009;31(9):701-11. doi: 10.1080/09638280802305945. PubMed PMID: 18979275.
  49. Zimmer Z, Korinek K, Knodel J, Chayovan N. Migrant interactions with elderly parents in rural Cambodia and Thailand. Journal of Marriage and the Family. 2008 August; 70(4):585-598. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2008.00507.x.
  50. Zimmer Z, Korinek K. Does family size predict whether an older adult lives with or proximate to an adult child in the Asia-Pacific region. Asian Population Studies. 2008 July; 4(2):135-159. doi: 10.1080/17441730802246861.