Tagged: Dunedin Longitudinal Survey

Self control, the harms of pot, and fat genes: how the 44-year-old Dunedin study keeps on giving - Guest Work

Guest Author Nov 11, 2016

By Gita Mishra, The University of Queensland After almost four-and-a half decades and from modest beginnings, the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study has evolved into one of the most significant long-term tracking studies (known as longitudinal cohort studies) in the world. It started with just over 1,000 participants, born from April 1972 to March 1973. This cohort … Read More

Trusting Secret Data: Dunedin edition - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Mar 12, 2013

Unless you've run the regressions yourself, it's often hard to trust empirical results. A lot of results are fragile - small changes in specifications, either changing date ranges or adding seemingly irrelevant variables, can change results. And endogeneity always makes inference hard in social sciences. First best is running things yourself. If the data and code are available for … Read More