Analyzing Repeated Surveys (Quantitative Applications in the by Glenn Firebaugh

By Glenn Firebaugh

Repeated surveys -- a strategy for asking an analogous inquiries to diverse samples of individuals -- permits researchers the chance to research alterations in society as an entire. This booklet starts off with a dialogue of the vintage factor of the way to split cohort, interval, and age results. It then covers equipment for modeling mixture traits; equipment for estimating cohort replacement's contribution to mixture developments, a decomposition version for clarifying how microchange contributes to mixture switch, and straightforward versions which are worthwhile for the review of fixing individual-level results.

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K. (1996). LISREL approaches to interaction effects in multiple regression (Sage University Paper series on Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences, No. 07-114). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. , & Wan, C. K. 1996. LISREL approaches to interaction effects in multiple regression. Sage University Paper series on Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences, series no. 07-114. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Page iii Contents Series Editor's Introduction v Preface vii 1. Introduction 1 Repeated Surveys: Same Questions, Different Samples 1 Repeated Surveys Versus Panel Surveys 2 Analytic Designs for Repeated Surveys 4 A Note on Terminology 5 2.

Other surveys, such as polls before impending elections, are repeated on an occasional basis. With regard to social changethe focus of this bookperiodic surveys are the easiest to analyze. In distinguishing a repeated survey design (different samples over time) from a panel survey design (reinterviews of the same individuals), it is important to keep in mind that the terms "panel" and "repeated survey" refer to the essence of the sample design. Some panel studies regularly add individuals to the sample, and some repeated surveys contain a panel component, so the term "repeated survey" does not necessarily imply entirely new samples for each survey.

861). Although it is commonly assumed that the young are in fact more impressionable (Glenn, 1980; Mannheim, 1927/1952), identifying and measuring the social transformations that produce lasting cohort differences is a daunting task. Likewise, it is often a daunting task to measure the social transformations that produce period effects and to measure the age-related influences that produce age effects. The task is difficult in part because it is hard to prove that one's direct measures are exhaustive.

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