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Age-Period-Cohort Analysis

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By: Stuart Fox | Edited by: Paul Atkinson, Sara Delamont, Alexandru Cernat, Joseph W. Sakshaug & Richard A. Williams Published: 2020 | Length: 3 | DOI: |
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When studying change in individuals and/or populations over time, researchers are often interested in the role of three time-related processes: ageing, cohort effects, and period effects. Age-period-cohort (APC) analysis involves the systematic study of these three effects. It has been an important tool for social researchers since the role of cohort replacement and early years’ socialization in driving social and political change was ...

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