Event History Analysis of Household Formation and Dissolution

  • Daniel Courgeau
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Part of the The Plenum Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis book series (PSDE)

Abstract

This chapter shows how traditionally individual-oriented event history analysis may be generalized to model household history. These models raise an important distinction between different time scales. A first scale uses a common time origin for all episodes, while the second one introduces a waiting time for each change in household size. These two clocks lead to different results when applied to a retrospective life history survey undertaken in France. The discussion of these results leads to a preference for the waiting time model for household history analysis.

Keywords

Hazard Rate Household Size Home Owner Parental Home Partial Likelihood 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Courgeau
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  1. 1.Institut National d’Etudes DémographiquesParis Cédex 14France

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