A Primer in Longitudinal Data Analysis

A Primer in Longitudinal Data Analysis

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'The author has done a remarkable job of writing a very accessible introduction to a broad literature. As such, he should be congratulated on achieving his objective to provide the "ideal primer for this growing area of social research"' - Kwantitatieve Methoden This accessible introduction to the theory and practice of longitudinal research takes the reader through the strengths and weaknesses of this kind of research, making clear: how to design a longitudinal study; how to collect data most effectively; how to make the best use of statistical techniques; and how to interpret results. Although the book provides a broad overview of the field, the focus is always on the practical issues arising out of longitudinal research. This book supplies the student with all that they need to get started and acts as a manual for dealing with opportunities and pitfalls. It is the ideal primer for this growing area of social research.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 10.16mm | 272.15g
  • Sage Publications Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 0761960279
  • 9780761960270
  • 907,191

Table of contents

Longitudinal Data and Longitudinal Designs Nonresponse in Longitudinal Research Measuring Concepts across Time Issues of Stability and Meaning Issues in Discrete-Time Panel Analysis Analysis of Repeated Measures Analyzing Durations Analyzing Sequences

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About Toon W. Taris

Full Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology at Utrecht University

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