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Techniques of Event History Modeling

New Approaches to Casual Analysis


Creator
Publisher
ISBN
0805840907,
9780805840902,
0805840915,
9780805840919,
9781410603821,
Language
English
Category
Subject Event history analysis -- Computer simulation.
Event history analysis -- Computer simulation. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst00917147
REFERENCE -- Research. -- bisacsh

Description

Including new developments and publications which have appeared since the publication of the first edition in 1995, this second edition: *gives a comprehensive introductory account of event history modeling techniques and their use in applied research in economics and the social sciences; *demonstrates that event history modeling is a major step forward in causal analysis. To do so the authors show that event history models employ the time-path of changes in states and relate changes in causal variables in the past to changes in discrete outcomes in the future; and *introduces the reader to the computer program Transition Data Analysis (TDA). This software estimates the sort of models most frequently used with longitudinal data, in particular, discrete-time and continuous-time event history data. Techniques of Event History Modeling can serve as a student textbook in the fields of statistics, economics, the social sciences, psychology, and the political sciences. It can also be used as a reference for scientists in all fields of research.