Skip to main content

Panel Data Analysis

Edited by: Published: 2008
+- LessMore information
Download PDF

Panel data analysis refers to the statistical analysis of data sets consisting of multiple observations on each sampling unit. This could be generated by pooling time-series observations across a variety of cross-sectional units, including countries, firms, or randomly sampled individuals or households. This also encompasses longitudinal data analysis in which the primary focus is on individual histories. Two well-known examples of U.S. panel data are the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) and the National Longitudinal Surveys of Labor Market Experience (NLS). European panels include the German Socio-Economic Panel, the British Household Panel Survey, and the European Community household panel.

Benefits And Limitations

Some of the benefits and limitations of using panel data for statistical analysis include a much larger data set, because panel data are multiple ...

Looks like you do not have access to this content.

Reader's Guide

  • All
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G
  • H
  • I
  • J
  • K
  • L
  • M
  • N
  • O
  • P
  • Q
  • R
  • S
  • T
  • U
  • V
  • W
  • X
  • Y
  • Z

      Copy and paste the following HTML into your website