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Secondary Data Analysis

Thomas P. Vartanian

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195388817
eISBN:
9780199863396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388817.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Over the last few decades, social work and other social science research disciplines have become increasingly reliant on large secondary data sets, as such data sets have increased in both number and ... More


What is a Secondary Data Set?

Thomas P. Vartanian

in Secondary Data Analysis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195388817
eISBN:
9780199863396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388817.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter explains the differences between primary and secondary data sets. It explains how secondary data sets are typically collected, the ability of large institutions to collect both sizable ... More


Methodological Issues

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle longitudinal study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195156737
eISBN:
9780199786817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156737.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter summarizes several methodological issues, including certain research design and analysis paradigms, related to the Seattle Longitudinal Study. The discussion begins with a brief ... More


Measurement, Data, and Statistical Analysis

Franz Traxler, Sabine Blaschke, and Bernhard Kittel

in National Labour Relations in Internationalized Markets: A Comparative Study of Institutions, Change and Performance

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295549
eISBN:
9780191685132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295549.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

This chapter presents and explains the five basic problems of using a quantitative research design and methodology in studying the development and performance of the twenty countries over thirty ... More


The Typical Leadership Study: How Do We Know What We Know?

Julian Barling

in The Science of Leadership: Lessons from Research for Organizational Leaders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199757015
eISBN:
9780199372058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757015.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines research in mainstream journals since 2000 to show what and who is most likely to be studied by researchers, and what methods are used in this research. Transformational ... More


The Age Profile of Consumption and Wealth

Tullio Jappelli and Luigi Pistaferri

in The Economics of Consumption: Theory and Evidence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199383146
eISBN:
9780199383160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383146.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The life-cycle model yields a number of important empirical predictions about consumption and saving behavior. First, the growth rate of consumption depends on the difference between the expected ... More


On the Persistence of Low Birth Rates in Japan

Reiko Aoki and Yoko Konishi

in Fertility and Public Policy: How to Reverse the Trend of Declining Birth Rates

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014519
eISBN:
9780262295659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014519.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter provides a new theoretical approach to the economics of the family taking into account the correlation between total fertility rate and female labor participation. It demonstrates how ... More


Faithful Partisans: A Closer Look at African Americans

Michele F. Margolis

in From Politics to the Pews: How Partisanship and the Political Environment Shape Religious Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226555645
eISBN:
9780226555812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226555812.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 7 tests the life-cycle theory on African Americans and explores the political consequences of their unique constellation of identities—as both ardent Democrats and frequent churchgoers. ... More


The Religious and Political Consequences of Political Knowledge

Michele F. Margolis

in From Politics to the Pews: How Partisanship and the Political Environment Shape Religious Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226555645
eISBN:
9780226555812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226555812.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 6 explores how political knowledge helps create the religious gap. First, the chapter shows that respondents with medium and high levels of political knowledge drive the findings from the ... More


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