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Time Series Analysis in the Social Sciences: The Fundamentals

Youseop Shin


This book focuses on fundamental elements of time series analysis that social scientists need to understand to employ time series analysis for their research and practice. Avoiding extraordinary mathematical materials, this book explains univariate time-series analysis step by step from the preliminary visual analysis through the modeling of seasonality, trends, and residuals to the prediction and the evaluation of estimated models. Then, this book explains smoothing, multiple time-series analysis, and interrupted time-series analysis. At the end of each step, this book coherently provides an ... More

Keywords: Univariate time-series analysis, Multiple time-series analysis, Interrupted time-series analysis, Smoothing, Forecasting, Social sciences

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780520293168
Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520293168.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Youseop Shin, author
Yonsei University