Leafia Ye

PhD Student, Sociology
CFS Retirement & Disability Research Center Fellow
University of Wisconsin-Madison


Leafia Zi Ye is a PhD student in Sociology at UW-Madison, where she is also an affiliate of the Center for Demography and Ecology. Her research focuses on the physical and economic well-being of immigrant populations in the United States. She is particularly interested in how immigrants’ access to resources changes over the life course and how their health and economic trajectories may be connected. As a CFS RDRC fellow, she works on a report that explores nativity differences in retirement resources and their implications for health in later life.

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