Age, Period, Cohort, and Generational Effects

  • José Luis Iparraguirre


This chapter introduces four basic concepts in applied social science: age, period, cohort, and generation. It also describes the attempts at disentangling the effects of each one in empirical work.


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  • José Luis Iparraguirre
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  1. 1.University of MorónBuenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Age UKLondonUK

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