08.Sept - Full day session

Duration Models

    1. Introduction & overview of key concepts
    2. Functional forms for the hazard rate
    3. Preparing survival time data for analysis and estimation
    4. Estimation of the survivor and hazard functions: Kaplan-Meier and lifetable estimators
    5. Estimation: (i) continuous time models
    6. Estimation: (ii) Cox’s porportional hazards model
    7. Estimation: (iii) Discrete time models
    8. Additional issues: unobserved heterogeneity (frailty); multiple spells & competing risks




Assistant Professor | Economics Department
School of Economics and Management
Minho University

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Allison, P. 1984. Event History Analysis. Sage.

Box-Steffensmeier, J. & B. S. Jones. 2004. Event History Modeling: A Guide for Social Scientists. Cambridge University Press.

Lancaster, T. 1990. The Econometric Analysis of Transition Data. Econometric Society Monographs.