Analyzing Repeated Surveys (Quantitative Applications in the by Glenn Firebaugh

By Glenn Firebaugh

Repeated surveys -- a method for asking an analogous inquiries to various samples of individuals -- permits researchers the chance to research adjustments in society as an entire. This e-book starts with a dialogue of the vintage factor of the way to split cohort, interval, and age results. It then covers tools for modeling combination traits; equipment for estimating cohort replacement's contribution to mixture traits, a decomposition version for clarifying how microchange contributes to mixture swap, and easy versions which are helpful for the evaluate of fixing individual-level results.

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Again, a cohort analyst will immediately think of two categories of explanation. One is the age or life-cycle explanation: The young tend to be less established in a community, they are more likely to be in school, they might have young children to care for, and so on. If age effects account for the depressed voting of the young, we can expect successive cohorts to reproduce the life-cycle voting pattern of their predecessors, with low rates at first followed by higher rates of voting as the cohorts reach middle age.

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As a result, we cannot estimate net change for the overall population. For example, with the traditional panel survey design, we could not determine whether or not the ratio of Republicans to Democrats increased in the voting-age population during the Reagan presidency. Neither research design, therefore, is a panacea. Repeated surveys are ill-suited for estimating gross change among individuals, whereas traditional Page 4 panel surveys are ill-suited for estimating aggregate trends. To overcome these limitations, survey methodologists have developed designs combining the features of both panels and repeated cross sections.

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