Event History Analysis with R

1st Edition

Göran Broström
eISBN-13: 9781439831670

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With an emphasis on social science applications, Event History Analysis with R presents an introduction to survival and event history analysis using real-life examples. Keeping mathematical details to a minimum, the book covers key topics, including both discrete and continuous time data, parametric proportional hazards, and accelerated failure times.
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Introduces parametric proportional hazards models with baseline distributions like the Weibull, Gompertz, Lognormal, and Piecewise constant hazard distributions, in addition to traditional Cox regression
Presents mathematical details as well as technical material in an appendix
Includes real examples with applications in demography, econometrics, and epidemiology
Provides a dedicated R package, eha, containing special treatments, including making cuts in the Lexis diagram, creating communal covariates, and creating period statistics

A much-needed primer, Event History Analysis with R is a didactically excellent resource for students and practitioners of applied event history and survival analysis.

Sold By CRC Press
ISBNs 143983167X, 9781439831670
Language English
Number of Pages 234
Edition 1st