Books and articles on longitudinal analysis

EVENT HISTORY ANALYSIS

Strongly recommended by our team:
Cleve, Mario, William W. Gould, Yulia Marchenko and Roberto Gutierrez. 2008. "An Introduction to Survival analysis Using Stata." 2nd Edition. College Station (TX): Stata Press.
Singer, Judith D. and John B. Willett. 2003. "Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change and Event Occurrence." New York (NY): Oxford University Press.
Recommended by our team:
Allison, Paul D. 1984. "Event History Analysis: Regression for Longitudinal Event Data." Newbury Park: SAGE Publications.
Blossfeld, Hans-Peter, Katrin Golsch and Götz Rohwer. 2007. "Event History Analysis with Stata." Hahwah (NJ): Lawrence Erlbaum.
Steele, Fiona. 2005. "Event History Analysis." NCRM Methods Review Papers (NCRM/04). Economic and Social Research Council: National Center for Research Methods. Click here for online version.
Additional Reading:
Aalen, Odd. O., Ornulf Borgan and Hakon K. Gjessing. 2008. "Survival and Event History Analysis: A Process Point of View." New York: Springer.
Akritas, Michael G. 2004. "Nonparametric Survival Analysis." Statistical Science, 19(4):615-623.
Allison, Paul D. 1982. "Discrete-Time Methods for the Analysis of Event Histories." Sociological Methodology, 13:61-98.
Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M. and S. Jones Bradford. 2004. "Event History Modeling: A Guide for Social Scientists." Cambridge (UK): Cambridge University Press.
Frees, Edward. 2004. "Longitudinal and Panel Data : Analysis and Application in the Social Sciences." New York (NY): Cambridge University Press.
Hosmer, David W. and Stanley Lemeshow. 2008. "Applied Survival Analysis: Regression Modeling of Time to Event Data." 2nd Edition. New York (NY): John Wiley and Sons, Spinger-Verlag.
Keiley, Margaret K. and Nina C. Martin. 2005. "Survival Analysis in Family Research." Journal of Family Psychology, 19(1):142-156.
Peterson, Trond. 1991. "The Statistical Analysis of Event Histories." Sociological Methods and Research, 19(3):270-323.
Palloni, Alberto, Aage B. Sorensen. 1990. "Methods for the Analysis of Event History Data: A Didactic Overview." Pp. 291-32 in Paul B. Baltes, David L. Featherman and Richard M. Lerner (eds.), Life-Span Development and Behavior. Hillsdale (NJ): Lawrence Erlbaum Assocites.

FIXED AND RANDOM EFFECTS

Strongly recommended by our team:
Allison, Paul. 2009. "Fixed Effects Regression Models." Los Angeles (Ca): SAGE Publications. [Fixed Effects Only]
Singer, Judith D. and John B. Willett. 2003. "Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change and Event Occurrence." New York (NY): Oxford University Press. [Random Effects Only]
Recommended by our team:
Rabe-Hesketh, Sophia and Anders Skrondal. 2008. "Multilevel and Longitudinal Modeling Using Stata." 2nd Edition. College Station (TX): StataCorp.
Additional Reading:
Kinney, Satkartar K. and David B. Dunson. 2007. "Fixed and random effects selection in linear and logistic models." Biometrics, 63(3):690-698.
Yang, Yang and Kenneth C. Land. 2008. "Age-Period-Cohort Analysis of Repeated Cross-Section Surveys -Fixed or Random Effects?" Sociological Methods and Research, 36(3): 297-326.
Larsen, Klaus and Juan Merlo. 2005. "Appropriate Assessment of Neighborhood Effects on Individual Health: Integrating Random and Fixed Effects in Multilevel Logistic Regression." American Journal of Epidemiology, 161(1):81-88.

GROWTH CURVES

Kshirsagarm Anant M. and William Boyce Smith. 1995. "Growth Curves." New York (NY): M. Dekker.
Kurdek, Lawrence A. 2005. "Gender and Marital Satisfaction Early in Marriage: A Growth Curve Approach." Journal of Marriage and the Family, 67(1):68-84.
Karney, Benjamin R. and Thomas N. Bradbury. 1995. "Assessing Longitudinal Change in Marriage: An Introduction to the Analysis of Growth Curves." Journal of Marriage and the Family, 57(4): 1091-1108.
Rabe-Hesketh, Sophia and Anders Skrondal. 2008. "Multilevel and Longitudinal Modeling Using Stata." College Station (TX): StataCorp.
Singer, Judith D. and John B. Willett. 2003. "Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change and Event Occurrence." New York (NY): Oxford University Press. [Random Effects Only]

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