Written in non-technical language, this popular and practical volume has been completely updated to bring readers the latest advice on major issues involved in longitudinal research. It covers: research design strategies; methods of data collection; and how longitudinal and cross-sectional research compares in terms of consistency and accuracy of results.

Longitudinal Analysis

In Chapter 2, two primary purposes for longitudinal research were described: the description of patterns of change and the analysis of causal relationships. This final chapter presents a broad overview of analytical methods for accomplishing these purposes. In so doing, the chapter shifts ...

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