CitationBrooks-Gunn, Jeanne; Phelps, Erin; & Elder, Glen H., Jr. (1991). Studying Lives through Time: Secondary Data Analyses in Developmental Psychology. Developmental Psychology, 27(6), 899-910.
AbstractTo study lives in context through time, many approaches are available to the developmental psychologist. Two such ways are the analyses of longitudinal national data and secondary data analysis of long-term developmental studies conducted to answer questions not originally posed. This article considers the current opportunities for, and possible limitations of, these 2 types of analyses, the policy relevance of these analyses, and their application to interdisciplinary research
Reference TypeJournal Article
Journal TitleDevelopmental Psychology
Elder, Glen H., Jr.