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Emma Zang
Teaching Assistant



Areas of Interest: Mortality and aging, Family and marriage, Bayesian demographic modeling and forecasting, Inequality

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M.A. in Economics, Duke University, 2017
M.Phil. in Social Science (Concentration: Demography), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2014
B.L. with Highest Distinction &Honors in Sociology, Tongji University, 2012 

Recent Publications:

Zang, Emma., Hui Zheng, Claire Y. Yang, Kenneth Land. "Recent Trends in U.S. Mortality in Early and Middle Adulthood: Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Inter-Cohort Patterns." International Journal of Epidemiology.

Zang, Emma., Anthony R. Bardo. "Objective and Subjective Socioeconomic Status, their Discrepancy, and Health: Evidence from Cross-National East Asian Comparisons." Social Indicators Research.

Zang, Emma., Cameron Campbell (2018). "Males’ Later-Life Mortality Consequences of Coresidence With Paternal Grandparents: Evidence From Northeast China, 1789-1909." Demography 55 (2): 435-457.

Zang, Emma., Hui Zheng. (2018). "Does the Sex Ratio at Sexual Maturity Affect Men’s Later-life Mortality Risks? Evidence from Historical China." Social Science & Medicine 202: 61-69.

Zang, Emma., Nan Dirk De Graaf. (2016). "Frustrated Achievers or Satisfied Losers in China? Inter- and Intra-generational Social Mobility and Happiness." Sociological Science 3: 779-800.

Land, Kenneth., Qiang Fu., Xin Guo., Sun Jeon., Eric Reither., and Emma Zang. (2016). "Playing With the Rules and Making Misleading Statements: A Response to Luo, Hodges, Winship, and Powers." American Journal of Sociology, 122 (3): 1-12.