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  • Publish Date:2016/10/11
    Modify Date:2017/03/25
Chi-Tsun Chiu
  • Position:Assistant Research Fellow
  • TEL:+886-2-37897224
  • Mail:ctchiu at gate.sinica.edu.tw
Chi-Tsun Chiu

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA, 2007~2013
  • MA, Statistics, Columbia University, New York, 2005~2006
  • MBA, Graduate Institute of Finance, Fu Jen Catholic University. Taipei county, Taiwan, 1999~2001
  • Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1994~1999

MAJOR EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, 2014~
  • Instructor, Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, 2013~2014

SPECIALISM

  • Healthy life expectancy; Mortality; Health disparities
  • Survival analysis; Bayesian methods; Simulation

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

2017

Marc A. Garcia, Luis M. Valderrama-Hinds, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Miriam S. Mutambudzi, Nai-Wei Chen, and Mukaila Raji. 2017 “Age of Migration Life Expectancy with Functional Limitations and Morbidity among Mexican Americans.” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

2016

Marc A Garcia and Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2016 “Age of Migration, Disability and Active Life Expectancy among the Elder Mexican-Origin Population.” Demographic Research.

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mark D. Hayward and Yasuhiko Saito. 2016 “A Comparison of Educational Differences on Physical Health, Mortality and Healthy Life Expectancy in Japan and the United States.” Journal of Aging and Health.

Arthur Sakamoto, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Jing Li and Sharron Xuanren Wang, 2016 “The Life Satisfaction of Asian Americans: Evidence from the U.S. General Social Survey, 1972 to 2010.” Sociology Mind.

Zachary Zimmer, Carol Jagger, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Florencia Rojo and Yasuhiko Saito. 2016 "Spirituality, religiosity, aging and health in global perspective: a review." Social Science & Medicine - Population Health.

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Rahul Malhotra, See Mieng Tan, Jane Lim, Angelique Chan, Khim Hean Teoh, Sapphire Tsering Gan, and Yasuhiko Saito. 2016 “Dental Health Status of Community-Dwelling Singaporean Elderly: Findings from a Nationally Representative Survey.”Gerodontology.

2015

Wei-hsin Yu and Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2015 “Growing Pains: Changes in Psychological Well-being in Urban China.” Social Indicators Research.

John Pastor Ansah, Rahul Malhotra, Nicola Lew, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Angelique Chan, Steffen Bayer, and David B. Matchar. 2015. “Projection of Young-old and Old-old with Functional Disability: Does Accounting for the Changing Educational Composition of the Elderly Population Make a Difference?” PLOS ONE.

Angelique Chan, David Matchar, Mary Ann Tsao, Susana Harding, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Bryan Tay, Prassanna Raman, Zachary Pietryla, Mara K. Klein, and Victoria Elizabeth Haldane. 2015. “Self-Care for Older People (SCOPE): A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial of Self-Care Training and Health Outcomes in Low-Income Elderly in Singapore.” Contemporary Clinical Trials.

Marc A. Garcia, Jacqueline L. Angel, Ronald Angel, and Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2015. “Acculturation, Gender and Active Life Expectancy in the Mexican-Origin Population.” Journal of Aging and Health.

2014

Mark D. Hayward, Robert A. Hummer, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Cesar Gonzalez-Gonzalez and Rebeca Wong. 2014. "Does the Hispanic Paradox in U.S. Adult Mortality Extend to Disability?" Population Research and Policy Review 33(1), 81-96.

2013

Wei-hsin Yu and Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2013. “Off to a Good Start: A Comparative Study of Changes in Men’s First Job Prospects in East Asia.” Research in Social Stratification and Mobility.

Phillip A. Cantu, Mark D. Hayward, Robert A. Hummer, and Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2013. "New Estimates of Racial/ Ethnic Differences in Life Expectancy with Chronic Morbidity and Functional Loss: Evidence from the National Health Interview Survey." Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology 28 (3), 283-297.

2012

Wei-hsin Yu, Kuo-hsien Su and Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2012. “Sibship Characteristics and Transition to First Marriage in Taiwan: Explaining Gender Asymmetries.” Population Research and Policy Review 31 (4), 609-636.

Dustin C. Brown, Mark D. Hayward, Jennifer Karas Montez, Robert A. Hummer, Chi-Tsun Chiu and Mira M. Hidajat. 2012. “The Significance of Education for Mortality Compression in the United States.” Demography 49 (3), 819-840.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

2013

Wei-hsin Yu and Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2013. “Occupational Sex Composition, Cultural Contexts, and Social Capital Formation: Cases of the United States and Taiwan,” Pp. 121-149 in Nan Lin, Yang-chih Fu, and Chih-jou Jay Chen (eds.), Social Capital in Three Societies: The Context of Socioeconomic and Cultural Institutions. New York: Routledge. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415899611/.

 

MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REVIEW (R&R)

Chi-Tsun Chiu. "Educational Attainment and Mortality Compression in the United States." under review.

Marc A. Garcia, Brian Downer, Joseph L. Saenz, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Sunshine Rote, Rebeca Wong, "Racial and Ethnic Differences in Cognitive Impairment-Free and Dementia-Free Life Expectancy in the United States." under review.

John P. Ansah, Victoria Koh, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Choy-Lye Chei, Yi Zeng, Zhao-Xue Yin, Xiao-Ming Shi, David B. Matchar. "Projecting the number of elderly with Cognitive Impairment in China by 2060 using a multi-state dynamic population model." under review.

MANUSCRIPTS SUBMITTED

 Marc A. Garcia, Joseph Saenz, Brian Downer, Sunshine Rote, Chi-Tsun Chiu, and Rebeca Wong. “Age of Migration and Cognitive Impairment-Free Life Expectancy: 20 Year Findings from the  Hispanic-EPESE.”

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (within the past 5 years)

2017

Yasuhiko Saito, Angelique Chan, Rahul Malhotra, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Carol Jagger, and Chi-Tsun Chiu;“Differentials in active life expectancy by religion/religiosity among older adults in Singapore.” Paper Presentation at the 21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress, July 23-27, San Francisco, California, USA.

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Zachary Zimmer, Carol Jagger, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Yasuhiko Saito. “The Impact of Religious Activity on Life and Active Life Expectancy in the European Union.” Paper Presentation at the 21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress, July 23-27, San Francisco, California, USA.

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mark Hayward and Yasuhiko Saito, "Educational Gaps on Mortality Compression in Japan and the United States." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 27-29, 2017, Chicago, USA.

Marc A. Garcia, Joseph Saenz, Brian Downer, Sunshine Rote, Chi-Tsun Chiu, and Rebeca Wong. “Age of Migration and Cognitive Impairment-Free Life Expectancy: 20 Year Findings from the Hispanic-EPESE.” Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 27-29, 2017, Chicago, USA.

Chi-Tsun Chiu. “Educational Differences on Healthy Life Expectancy and Mortality Compression in Taiwan.” Paper Presentation at the Comparative Workshop on Adult Mortality Determinants, February 27, 2017, University of California at Berkeley, USA.

2016

Chi-Tsun Chiu, A Chan, Y Saito, Y Gondo, Y Arai, N Hirose, C Willcox, Y Masui, H Inagaki, B Jeune, F Hermann, M Parker, J-M Robine and 5-COOP Team, “Comparative Study of Number of Teeth, Chewing Ability and Denture Use among Centenarians in 5-COOP countries and Older Adults in Singapore.” Paper Presentation at Are Centenarians the Realisation of Successful Ageing: Insights from a Global Study, December 7-9, 2016, Singapore.

Marc A. Garcia and Chi-Tsun Chiu, "Age of Migration, Disability and Active Life Expectancy among the Elder Mexican-Origin Population." Paper Presentation at Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, August 20-23, 2016, Seattle, WA, USA.

Chi-Tsun Chiu. "Educational Attainment and Mortality Compression in the United States." Paper Presentation at the IEAS conference of Family and Health: A Global Perspective, July 26, 2016, Taipei, Taiwan.

John Ansah, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Victoria Koh, Coy Lye Chei and David Matchar. "Projecting the number of elderly with Cognitive Impairment in China by 2060 using a multi-state dynamic population model." Paper Presentation at the 34th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, July 17-21, 2016, Delft, Netherlands.

Carol Jagger, Gillian Libby, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Yasuhiko Saito, Zachary Zimmer. "Are religion and spirituality determinants of differential health expectancy across Europe?" Paper Presentation at the 28th Annual Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES), June 8-10, 2016, Vienna, Austria.

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mark D. Hayward and Yasuhiko Saito. “A Comparison of Educational Differences on Physical Health, Mortality and Healthy Life Expectancy in Japan and the United States.” Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, March 31st - April 2nd, 2016, Washington, D.C., USA.

Mary Beth Ofstedal, Yasuhiko Saito, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Carol Jagger, and Zachary Zimmer. "Religion, Life Expectancy and Active Life Expectancy in the United States." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, March 31st - April 2nd, 2016, Washington, D.C., USA.

2015

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mark Hayward and Yasuhiko Saito, “A Comparison of Educational Differences on Healthy Life Expectancy in Japan and the United States.” Paper Presentation at the 27th Annual Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES), June 2nd - June 4th, 2015, Singapore.

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mark Hayward, David Matchar and Angelique Chan, “Educational Differences in the Compression of Disability Onset in the United States.” Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, April 30th - May 2nd, 2015, San Diego, CA, USA.

Marc A. Garcia, Jacqueline L. Angel, Ronald J. Angel, and Chi-Tsun Chiu, “Acculturation, Gender and Active Life Expectancy in the Mexican-origin Population” Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, April 30th - May 2nd, 2015, San Diego, CA, USA.

2014

Angelique Chan, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Victoria Haldane, David Matchar and Yasuhiko Saito, “Are we living longer and healthier? Exploring gender differences in health expectancy among older Singaporeans” Paper Presentation at the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting, November 5th – 9th, 2014, Washington, DC, USA.

Marc A. Garcia, Ronald J. Angel, and Chi-Tsun Chiu, “Acculturation, Gender and Active Life Expectancy in the Mexican-origin Population” Paper Presentation at the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting, November 5th – 9th, 2014, Washington, DC, USA.

Chi-Tsun Chiu, “Combining Longitudinal Survey Data and Sullivan Method - A Cross-National Comparison of Health Expectancy: Japan, the United States and Taiwan.” Paper Presentation at International Workshop on Health Expectancy: Harmonizing Summary Measures of Population Health, Oct 14th – 16th, 2014, Tokyo, Japan.

John P. Ansah, David B. Matchar, Rahul Malhotra, and Chi-Tsun Chiu. "Educational attainment and incidence-based projection of functional disability among older Singaporeans." 32nd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, July 20th – 24th, 2014, Delft, Netherlands.

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mark Hayward and Angelique Chan, “Educational gaps on Compression of Disability Onset in the United States.” Paper Presentation at the 26th Annual Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES), May 28th-30th, 2014, Edingurgh, UK.

Angelique Chan, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Victoria Haldane, David Matchar and Yasuhiko Saito, “Active Life Expectancy and Functional Limitations among Older Singaporeans: Gender, Educational and Ethnic Differences.” Paper Presentation at the 26th Annual Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES), Edingurgh, May 28th-30th, 2014, Edingurgh, UK.

Chi-Tsun Chiu and Janet Kuo, “Cohort difference in the influence of adult children's education on their elderly parents' health in Taiwan.” Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, May 1st-3rd, 2013, Boston, MA, USA.

John P. Ansah, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Rahul Malhotra, David B. Matchar, Mary Ann Bautista. "Projection of ADL-based disability among older Singaporeans: Comparing numbers based on prevalence and on incidence with and without educational attainment." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, May 1st-3rd, 2013, Boston, MA, USA.

Zhenmei Zhang, Mark D. Hayward, Chi-Tsun Chiu and Yan-Liang Yu. "Racial Differences in Life Expectancy With Cognitive Impairment Among the Elderly in the United States." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, May 1st-3rd, 2014, Boston, MA, USA.

Marc A. Garcia, Jacqueline L. Angel, Ronald Angel, and Chi-Tsun Chiu, "Estimates of Active Life Expectancy among Mexican-Origin Elders." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, May 1st-3rd, 2013, Boston, MA, USA.

Marc A. Garcia, Jacqueline L. Angel, Ronald Angel, and Chi-Tsun Chiu, "Active Life Expectancy among Older Mexican American Men and Women." Paper Presentation (round table) at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, August 16th-19th, 2013, San Francisco, CA, USA.

2013

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Meng-fan Li and Yasuhiko Saito. “Health transition before and after 1995 health reform”

  • Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, April 11th-13th, 2013, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • Paper Presentation at the XXVII IUSSP Annual International Population Conference, August 26th-31st, 2013, Busan, Korea.

Zhenmei Zhang, Mark D. Hayward, Chi-Tsun Chiu and Yan-Liang Yu. "Race Differences in Life Expectancy With and Without Cognitive Impairment in the United States." Paper Presentation at the 25th Annual Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES), May 27th-29th, 2013, Austin, Texas, USA.

Wei-hsin Yu and Chi-Tsun Chiu. “Growing Pains: Social Change and Shifts in Psychological Well-being in Urban China,” Paper Presentation at the North American Chinese Sociologist Association (NACSA),  August 9th, 2013, New York, NY, USA.

Marc A Garcia, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Philip A Cantu, "Estimates of Active Life Expectancy in Older Mexican American Men and Women" Paper Presentation at the 2013 International Conference on Aging in the Americas (ICAA), September 17th - 19th, 2013, Austin Texas, USA.

 

NOTES

INVITED PRESENTATIONS (within the past 5 years)

02/26/2017, Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA.

01/19/2017, University Research Center, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan.

12/02/2015, University Research Center, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan.

07/24/2015, Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

03/03/2014, Department of Sociology, National Taipei University, Taipei, Taiwan.

12/24/2013, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

08/28/2013, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

05/16/2013, Department of Sociology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

GRANTS

Ministry of Science and Technology, PI, “Educational differences in the compression of disability onset and average disability duration for each onset.” 2015-2016, TW$ 730,000.

John Templeton Foundation. Co-Investigator. “Linking spirituality and religiosity to life and health expectancy: A global comparative study.” 2015-2018, US$542,862. (PI: Zachary Zimmer; Co-PI: Yasuhiko Saito; Co-Investigators: Carol Jagger, Mary Beth Ofstedal)

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