Longitudinal Surveys and Dynamic Models: General Issues in Measurement and Analysis
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Research design, measurement and Data Collection; Issues of Modelling

 
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Reference Papers:

7. Research design, measurement and Data Collection; Issues of Modelling

Readings:

Bruckner, Erika and Karl Ulrich Mayer (1998): "Collecting Life History Data. Experiences from the German Life History Study." In: Janet Z. Giele and Jr. Glen H. Elder (eds.), Methods of Life Course Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches. Thousand Oaks et al.: Sage Publications, Pp. 152-181.

Mayer, Karl Ulrich (2000): "Promises fulfilled? A review of 20 years of life course research." Archives Europeennes de Sociologie XLI (2): 259-282.
URL : http://www.mpib-berlin.mpg.de/dok/full/Mayer/promises/index.htm

Solga, Heike (2001): "Longitudinal Surveys and the Study of Occupational Mobility: Panel and Retrospective Design in Comparison." Quality and Quantity 35 (3): 291-309.
URL:http://www.kluweronline.com/issn/0033-5177/contents

Background Literature:

Belli, Robert F. (1998): "The structure of autobiographical memory and the event history calendar: Potential improvements in the quality of retrospective reports in surveys." Memory 6 (4): 383-406.
URL:http://taylorandfrancis.metapress.com/app/home/issue.asp? wasp=a8612r45wg2ktm5a7m2u&referrer=parent&backto=journal,34,48; linkingpublicationresults,1:101897,1

Featherman, David L. (1980): "Retrospective Longitudinal Research: Methodological Considerations." Journal of Economics and Business 32 (2 (Winter 1980)): 152-169.

Halaby, Charles N. (2003): "Panel Models for the Analysis of Change and Growth in Life Course Studies." In: Jeylan T. Mortimer and Michael J. Shanahan (eds.), Handbook of the Life Course. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, Pp. 503-528.

Macmillan, Ross and Scott R. Eliason (2003): "Characterizing the Life Course as Role Configurations and Pathways: A Latent Structure Approach." In: Jeylan T. Mortimer and Michael J. Shanahan (eds.), Handbook of the Life Course. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, Pp. 529-554.

Reimer, Maike (2004): "Collecting event history data about work careers retrospectively: mistakes that occur and ways to prevent them." Paper presented at the Paper to be presented at the RC 33 Sixth International Conference on Social Science Methodology. Amsterdam, August 16-20, 2004.

Reimer, Maike and Ralf Kunster (2004): "Linking job episodes from retrospective surveys and social security data: specific challenges, feasibility and quality of outcome." Paper presented at the Paper to be presented at the RC 33 Sixth International Conference on Social Science Methodology. Amsterdam, August 16-20, 2004.

Ruspini, Elisabetta (eds.) (1999): Longitudinal Analysis: A Bridge Between Quantitative and Qualitative Social Research (Special Issue of Quality and Quantity, vol. 33, nr. 3, July-August 1999). Dordrecht: Kluwer.