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ISSN: 2450-7733     eISSN: 2300-4096    OAI    DOI: 10.18276/sip.2016.45/2-01
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Issue archive / nr 45/2 2016
(Hazard model versus logit model)

Authors: Beata Bieszk-Stolorz
Uniwersytet Szczeciński
Keywords: Cox’s regression model the empirical hazard model logistic regression unemployment
Year of publication:2016
Page range:12 (11-22)
Klasyfikacja JEL: C51 J64
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The aim of the article is the comparison of two groups of models used in the event history analysis. The first one encompasses continuous-time models which describe event intensity (hazard) at any moment of time. The Cox proportional hazard model are used in the study. The second group consists of discrete-time models. The analysis is based on the logistic regression model (the probability of an event to occur at the discrete time) and the empirical hazard model (for the grouped data). The research material includes individual data of the unemployed beneficiaries registered in 2012 by the Poviat Labour Office in Szczecin as observed by the end of 2013. The authors determine the relative unemployment exit intensity and the relative employment odds by the unemployed person’s gender, age, education and employment history.
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