A Solution to the Ecological Inference Problem
Reconstructing Individual Behavior from Aggregate Data
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Princeton University Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||USD $69.95|
| Book Description: |
This book provides a solution to the ecological inference problem, which has plagued users of statistical methods for over seventy-five years: How can researchers reliably infer individual-level behavior from aggregate (ecological) data? In political science, this question arises when individual-level surveys are unavailable (for instance, local or comparative electoral politics), unreliable (racial politics), insufficient (political geography), or infeasible (political history)....