Two encyclopedia entries on methods for panel data research.
Longhi S. (2017) Panel Research Methods, in The International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods, ed. by J. Matthes, Wiley.
Longhi S. (forthcoming) Panel Data Analysis, in The Sage Encyclopedia of Research Methods, ed. by P.A. Atkinson, R. Williams and A. Cernat, Sage.
A textbook for those who would like to do empirical analysis with cross-section or longitudinal data but don’t know where to start.
This book describes the different types of panel datasets commonly used for empirical analysis, and how to use them for cross section, panel, and event history analysis. The book then discusses the data management and estimation processes, including the interpretation of the results and the preparation of the final output tables.
The Online Appendix includes worked examples.
Longhi S., Nandi A. (2015) A Practical Guide to using Panel Data, Sage, London.