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Dr Sheldon Rothman

Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY)

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Lsay Cohort Report The Year 9 Class Of 1998 In 2000: School And Non-School Experiences, Sheldon Rothman Jan 2010

Lsay Cohort Report The Year 9 Class Of 1998 In 2000: School And Non-School Experiences, Sheldon Rothman

Dr Sheldon Rothman

This report provides details of the experiences of the 1998 cohort of the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth in 2000. Information on this cohort was first collected in 1998, when these young people were Year 9 students in Australian schools.


Estimating Attrition Bias In The Year 9 Cohorts Of The Longitudinal Surveys Of Australian Youth: Technical Report No. 48, Sheldon Rothman Jan 2010

Estimating Attrition Bias In The Year 9 Cohorts Of The Longitudinal Surveys Of Australian Youth: Technical Report No. 48, Sheldon Rothman

Dr Sheldon Rothman

This technical paper examines the issue of attrition bias in two cohorts of the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY), based on an analysis using data from 1995 to 2002. Data up to 2002 provided eight years of information on members of the Y95 cohort and five years of information on members of the Y98 cohort. This amount of time was considered adequate to evaluate the extent of attrition bias and the performance of weights in correcting for bias. At the time each cohort was drawn, the sample represented the population of 15 year-old Australian students attending Australian schools, but ...