Analyzing Repeated Surveys
By (author) Glenn Firebaugh
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Analyzing Repeated Surveys by Glenn Firebaugh
Book DescriptionRepeated 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 modelling 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780803973985
(216mm x 140mm x 4mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 8-Apr-1997
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Glenn Firebaugh
Seven Rules for Social Research, Paperback (January 2008)
Suitable for students and those who want to take their technical skills for instructors who want a text for second methods course, this title teaches social scientists how to get out of their technical skills and tools, providing a resource that describes strategies and concepts no researcher or student of human behavior can do without.
New Geography of Global Income Inequality, Paperback (March 2006)» View all books by Glenn Firebaugh
Presents a surprising finding that global income inequality is decreasing. This book shows that income inequality for the world peaked in the late 20th Century and is now heading downward because of declining income inequality across nations. Furthermore, as income inequality declines across nations, it is rising within nations.
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Author Biography - Glenn Firebaugh
Glenn Firebaugh is the Roy C. Buck Professor of Sociology and Demography at the Pennsylvania State University, and former Editor of the American Sociological Review. He is the author of The New Geography of Global Income Inequality (Harvard, 2003) and Seven Rules for Social Research (Princeton, 2008). Currently, he is investigating racial inequality in neighborhood conditions as well as the final inequality in age at death.
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