Longitudinal versus cross-sectional methods for behavioural research: a first-round knockout
AbstractIt is explained that statistical problems over omitted variables and endogenous factors cast doubt upon the wisdom of attempting inference about many forms of human behaviour from cross-sectional data. Simulations are used to confirm that cross-sectional analyses can produce seriously misleading results. The problems are avoided by using longitudinal methods.
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Volume (Year): 17 (1985)
Issue (Month): 10 (October)
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