Analysis of Life Histories: A State Space Approach
AbstractThe computer package LIFEHIST written by the author is meant for analyzing life histories through a state space approach. Basic ideas on which the various programs have been built are described in this paper in a nonmathematical language. Users can use various programs for multistate analyses based on Markov and semi-Markov frameworks and sequences of transitions implied in life histories. The package is under constant revision, and programs for using a few specific models the author thinks will be useful for analyzing longitudinal data will be incorporated in the near future.
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