Age-Period-Cohort Models: Approaches and Analyses with Aggregate Data, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Age-Period-Cohort Models

Approaches and Analyses with Aggregate Data, 1st Edition

By Robert O'Brien

Chapman and Hall/CRC

216 pages

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Develop a Deep Understanding of the Statistical Issues of APC AnalysisAge-Period-Cohort Models: Approaches and Analyses with Aggregate Data presents an introduction to the problems and strategies for modeling age, period, and cohort (APC) effects for aggregate-level data. These strategies include constrained estimation, the use of age and/or period

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Age, Period, and Cohort Mix. Multiple Classification Models and Constrained Regression. Geometry of APC Models and Constrained Estimation. Estimable Functions Approach. Partitioning the Variance in APC Models. Factor-Characteristic Approach. Conclusions: An Empirical Example. Index.

About the Author

Robert M. O'Brien is a professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Oregon. He specializes in criminology and quantitative methods and has published extensively in both areas. In what is labeled semiretirement, he coedits Sociological Perspectives with James R. Elliott and Jean Stockard and works on research projects.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General
MEDICAL / Epidemiology