Analyzing Repeated Surveys / Edition 1

Analyzing Repeated Surveys / Edition 1

by Glenn Firebaugh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803973985

ISBN-13: 9780803973985

Pub. Date: 01/17/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Repeated surveys — a technique for asking the same questions to different samples of people — allows researchers the opportunity to analyze changes in society as a whole. This book begins with a discussion of the classic issue of how to separate cohort, period, and age effects. It then covers methods for modeling aggregate trends; two methods for

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Overview

Repeated surveys — a technique for asking the same questions to different samples of people — allows researchers the opportunity to analyze changes in society as a whole. This book begins with a discussion of the classic issue of how to separate cohort, period, and age effects. It then covers methods for modeling aggregate trends; two methods for estimating cohort replacement's contribution to aggregate trends, a decomposition model for clarifying how microchange contributes to aggregate change, and simple models that are useful for the assessment of changing individual-level effects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803973985
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/17/1997
Series:
Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences Series, #115
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
80
Sales rank:
1,208,418
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Distinguishing Age, Period, and Cohort Effects
Aggregate Trends
Decomposing Aggregate Trends
A General Model for Decomposing Aggregate Change
Detecting Change in Individual-Level Relationships
Summary
Analyzing Social Change

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