Mark Hayward

Professor of Sociology

Department of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin

Former member of the NLS Technical Review Committee

NLS user since 1983

  • Hayward, Mark D., William R. Grady, Melissa A. Hardy, and David Sommers. 1989. "Occupational Influences on Retirement, Disability and Death." Demography 26:393-409.
  • Moore, David E., and Mark D. Hayward. 1990. "Occupational Careers and Mortality of Elderly Men." Demography 27:31-53.
  • Hayward, Mark D., and William R. Grady. 1990. "Work and Retirement among a Cohort of Older Men in the United States, 1966-1983." Demography 27:337-356.
  • Hayward, Mark D., and Bridget K. Gorman. 2004. “The Long Arm of Childhood: The Influence of Early-Life Social Conditions on Men’s Mortality.” Demography 41:87-107.
  • Hayward, Mark D., Amy Pienta, and Diane K. McLaughlin. 1997. "Inequality in Men's Mortality: The SES Gradient and Geographic Context." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 38:313-330
  • Hayward, Mark D., Samantha Friedman, and Hsinmu Chen. 1998. "Career Trajectories and Older Men's Retirement." Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 53B:S91-S103.
What I learned from NLS data

Overall, I learned the importance of exposures and experiences throughout the life course for later life health and aging-related behaviors.

Why I chose NLS data

The NLS offered the richest longitudinal data to investigate later-life work and mortality experiences.