Publications of M. Giovanna Merli    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

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Journal Articles

  1. Attané, I; Eklund, L; Merli, MG; Bozon, M; Angeloff, T; Yang, B; Li, S; Pairault, T; Wang, S; Yang, X; Zhang, Q. "Understanding Bachelorhood in Poverty-stricken and High Sex Ratio Settings: An Exploratory Study in Rural Shaanxi, China." The China Quarterly (January, 2019). [doi]  [abs]
  2. Merli, MG; Verdery, A; Mouw, T; Li, J. "Sampling Migrants from their Social Networks: The Demography and Social Organization of Chinese Migrants in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.." Migration Studies 4.2 (July, 2016): 182-214. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Verdery, AM; Merli, MG; Moody, J; Smith, JA; Fisher, JC. "Brief Report: Respondent-driven Sampling Estimators Under Real and Theoretical Recruitment Conditions of Female Sex Workers in China.." Epidemiology 26.5 (September, 2015): 661-665. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Merli, MG; Moody, J; Mendelsohn, J; Gauthier, R. "Sexual Mixing in Shanghai: Are Heterosexual Contact Patterns Compatible With an HIV/AIDS Epidemic?." Demography 52.3 (June, 2015): 919-942. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Kimani, SM; Watt, MH; Merli, MG; Skinner, D; Myers, B; Pieterse, D; MacFarlane, JC; Meade, CS. "Respondent driven sampling is an effective method for engaging methamphetamine users in HIV prevention research in South Africa.." Drug Alcohol Depend 143 (October, 2014): 134-140. [doi]  [abs]
  6. Merli, MG; Moody, J; Smith, J; Li, J; Weir, S; Chen, X. "Challenges to recruiting population representative samples of female sex workers in China using Respondent Driven Sampling.." Social Science & Medicine (April, 2014). (Print-Electronic) [doi]  [abs]
  7. Fisher, JC; Merli, MG. "Stickiness of respondent-driven sampling recruitment chains.." Network Science (Cambridge University Press) 2.2 (January, 2014): 298-301. [27014461], [doi]
  8. He, W; James, SA; Merli, MG; Zheng, H. "An increasing socioeconomic gap in childhood overweight and obesity in China.." Am J Public Health 104.1 (January, 2014): e14-e22. [24228657], [doi]  [abs]
  9. Tian, F; Merli, M; Qian, Z. "Job mobility and extramarital sex in reform-era Urban China." Chinese Sociological Review 46.1 (October, 2013): 60-82. [doi]  [abs]
  10. Thespina Yamanis, M. Giovanna Merli, W. Whipple Neely, Felicia F. Tian, James Moody, Xiaowen Tu and Ersheng Gao. "An empirical analysis of the impact of recruitment patterns on RDS estimates among a socially ordered population of female sex workers.." Sociological Methods and Research 42.3 (August, 2013). [doi] [Appendix[abs]
  11. Yamanis, TJ; Merli, MG; Neely, WW; Tian, FF; Moody, J; Tu, X; Gao, E. "An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Recruitment Patterns on RDS Estimates among a Socially Ordered Population of Female Sex Workers in China.." Sociological Methods & Research 42.3 (August, 2013): 392-425. [doi]  [abs]
  12. Tian, FF and Merli, MG and Qian, Z. "Job Mobility and Extramarital Sex in Reform-Era Urban China Evidence from Shanghai." CHINESE SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW 46 (2013): 60--82. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  13. Weir, SS; Merli, MG; Li, J; Gandhi, AD; Neely, WW; Edwards, JK; Suchindran, CM; Henderson, GE; Chen, X-S. "A comparison of respondent-driven and venue-based sampling of female sex workers in Liuzhou, China.." Sexually Transmitted Infections 88 Suppl 2 (December, 2012): i95-101. [23172350], [doi]  [abs]
  14. Li, J; Chen, X-S; Merli, MG; Weir, SS; Henderson, GE. "Systematic differences in risk behaviors and syphilis prevalence across types of female sex workers: a preliminary study in Liuzhou, China.." Sexually Transmitted Diseases 39.3 (March, 2012): 195-200. [22337106], [doi]  [abs]
  15. Merli, MG; Morgan, SP. "Below replacement fertility preferences in Shanghai.." Population 66.3-4 (January, 2011): 519-542. [doi]  [abs]
  16. Merli, MG; Morgan, SP; Festy, P. "Les préférences de fécondité à Shanghai dans un contexte de basse fécondité." Population 66.3 (2011): 601-626.  [abs]
  17. Tu, ; Xiaowen, ; Xiao, C; Guanghong, F; Merli, ; Giovanna, M; Weiming, G; Yang, Y; Ersheng, G. "Factors associated with sexually transmitted disease infection among female sex workers in Shanghai, China." Zhongguo Gonggong Weisheng Zazhi (Chinese Journal of Public Health) (2010).
  18. Merli, MG. "Demography in the Age of the Postmodern. By Nancy E.  Riley and James  McCarthy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 212. $55.00 (cloth); $20.00 (paper).." American Journal of SociologyCambridge University Press (2005) 114.6 (May, 2009): 1879-1881. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  19. Merli, MG. "Governing China's Population: From Leninist to Neoliberal Biopolitics." Contemporary Sociology 36.2 (March, 2007): 164-165. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  20. Giovanna Merli, M; Hertog, S; Wang, B; Li, J. "Modelling the spread of HIV/AIDS in China: the role of sexual transmission.." Population Studies 60.1 (March, 2006): 1-22. [doi]  [abs]
  21. Merli, MG. "The past, present and future of China’s birth planning policy." Il Politico.Rivista Italiana Di Scienze Politiche (Italian Journal of Political Sciences) LXXI.3 (2006): 83-108.
  22. Merli, MG; Qian, Z; Smith, HL. "Adaptation of a political bureaucracy to economic and institutional change under socialism: The Chinese state family planning system." Politics & Society 32.2 (June, 2004): 231-256. [doi]  [abs]
  23. Merli, MG; Smith, HL. "Has the Chinese family planning policy been successful in changing fertility preferences?." Demography 39.3 (August, 2002): 557-572. [12205758], [doi]  [abs]
  24. Merli, ; Giovanna, M; Smith, HL. "Has the Chinese Birth Planning Program Been Successful in Changing Fertility Preferences? Evidence from Linked Records in Three Data Sources in Four Counties of Northern China." Demography 39.3 (2002): 557-572. [12205758]  [abs]
  25. Merli, MG. "Socioeconomic background and war mortality during Vietnam's wars.." Demography 37.1 (February, 2000): 1-15. [10748985], [doi]  [abs]
  26. Merli, MG; Raftery, AE. "Are births underreported in rural China? Manipulation of statistical records in response to China's population policies.." Demography 37.1 (February, 2000): 109-126. [10748993], [doi]  [abs]
  27. Merli, MG. "Underreporting of births and infant deaths in rural China: evidence from field research in one county of northern China." China Quarterly 155.155 (September, 1998): 637-655.  [abs]
  28. Merli, MG. "Mortality in Vietnam, 1979-1989.." Demography 35.3 (August, 1998): 345-360. [9749326], [doi]  [abs]
  29. Smith, HL; Ping, T; Merli, MG; Hereward, M. "Implementation of a demographic and contraceptive surveillance system in four counties in north China." Population Research and Policy Review 16.4 (January, 1997): 289-314. [doi]  [abs]

Chapters in Books

  1. Merli, M. Giovanna, William Whipple Neely, Feng Tian, Gao Ersheng, Tu Xiaowen, Gu Weimin, Yang Yang. "Sampling Female Sex Workers in Shanghai Using Respondent Driven Sampling." Rational Judgement. Public Health and Social Development. Ed. by Xia Guomei and Yang Xiushi 2010: 293-308.
  2. Merli, M. Giovanna, Jack DeWaard, Feng Tian and Sara Hertog. "Migration and Gender in China’s HIV/AIDS Epidemic." Gender Policy and HIV in China: Catalyzing Policy Change. Ed. Joseph Tucker Dudley L. Poston Qiang Ren, Baochang Gu Xiaoying Zheng Stephanie Wang, and Chris Russell. New York, NY: Springer Publishers. Springer Publishers, 2009
  3. Merli, M. Giovanna & Alberto Palloni. "The HIV/AIDS Epidemic, Kin Relations, Living Arrangements and the Elderly in South Africa." Aging in Africa. Ed. B. Cohen & J. Menken Washington, DC: National Academy of Science Press, 2006
  4. Wang Qian, Mo Li (M. Giovanna Merli), Wu Jie, and Bao Qian.. "Factors influencing the choice of contraceptive methods."  1996 "Yingxiang biyun fangfa xuanze de youguan yinsu" (Factors influencing the choice of contraceptive methods), in 1992 nian Zhongguo shengyulu chouyang diaocha lunwen ji(Collection of Works on the 1992 China Fertility Rate Sample Survey), ed. Jiang Zhenghua, Zhang Erli, Chen Shengli, and Chen Jianli, pp. 255-263.

Other Working Papers

  1. M.Giovanna Merli & Alberto Palloni. "The HIV/AIDS Epidemic, Kin Relations, Living Arrangements and the Elderly in South Africa." University of Wisconsin Center for Demography and Ecology Working Papers 2004-13  (2004).
  2. M.Giovanna Merli, Sara Hertog, Bo Wang & Jing Li. "Modeling the spread of HIV/AIDS in China." University of Wisconsin Center for Demography and Ecology Working Papers 2004-14  (2004).
  3. Merli, M. Giovanna & Herbert L. Smith. "Has the Chinese Birth Planning Program Been Successful in Changing Fertility Preferences? Evidence from Linked Records in Three Data Sources in Four Counties of Northern China." University of Wisconsin Center for Demography and Ecology Working Papers 2004-14  (2000).
  4. Merli, M. Giovanna. "Estimation of International Migration for Vietnam, 1979-1989." Center For Studies in Demography and Ecology University of Washington Working Paper Series No. 97-04  (1997).

M. Giovanna Merli