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Linking public issues with private troubles: panel studies in developing countries

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In the developed world the importance of evidence-based policy is increasingly recognised. Panel studies – a long-term study design where a cross-sectional sample of units is selected and surveyed at regular intervals – are being used to gather information about the same people or communities over a number of years. Panel studies distinguish between transitory and persistent states and help explain relationships between variables, such as health, age, and education. They are, however, complex...

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Institution:
South Bank University
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Young Lives
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Institution:
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Reading
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Institution:
Rand Afrikaans University
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Young Lives
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Trudy Harpham
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Sharon Huttly
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Ian WIlson
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Funding agency for:
Thea de Wet
Series:
Young Lives Working Paper 5, Part 1
Publication date:
2002
URN:
uuid:79ca37f6-e73b-40d1-9de2-0074013a689f
Local pid:
ora:1602
ISBN:
1-904427-04-9

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