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Panel data analysis—advantages and challenges

  • Cheng Hsiao

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We explain the proliferation of panel data studies in terms of (i) data availability, (ii) the more heightened capacity for modeling the complexity of human behavior than a single cross-section or time series data can possibly allow, and (iii) challenging methodology. Advantages and issues of panel data modeling are also discussed.

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Volume (Year): 16 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (May)
Pages: 1-22

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