Event History Analysis in Demography

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Clarendon Press, 1992 - Business & Economics - 226 pages
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This book constitutes the first review of the techniques of event history analysis in demography. During the 1970s, the amount of reliable data made available as a result of surveys increased enormously. At the same time, statistical and computational techniques developed to allow the new data to be handled. This treatment of the subject gives a detailed treatment of the techniques of event history analysis. It provides not only a thorough description of models, but also a theoretical presentation of this new research path without losing sight of the underlying application to population dynamics. It will serve as a handbook of methodology for demographers and other social scientists interested in the study of the timing of events in individual lives.

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Daniel Courgeau and Eva Lelievre are Researchers, both at the Institut National d'Etudes Demographiques, Paris.

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