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12:30 - 13:30 29 September 2016

Longitudinal Methodology Series Seminar


TBC | UCL Institute of Education (link Map)
20 Bedford Way | London | WC1H 0AL | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Student

Speakers: George Ploubidis, Tarek Mostafa and Brian Dodgeon

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Missing data handling in longitudinal studies: Evidence for the 1958 British birth cohort. Selection bias, in the form of incomplete or missing data, is unavoidable in longitudinal surveys. It results in smaller samples, incomplete histories, lower statistical power and it is well known that unbiased estimates cannot be obtained without properly addressing the implications of incompleteness. We present the first results from the Centre for Longitudinal Studies Missing Data Strategy using data from the National Child Development Study (NCDS) which follows the lives of 17,416 people born in England, Scotland and Wales in a single week of 1958 6. (continued on website)


Jon Tebbett
Please email | j.tebbett@ucl.ac.uk


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