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Model Specification, Use of Aggregate Data, and the Ecological Correlation Fallacy

Author/s: 
Eric A. Hanushek, John E. Jackson, John F. Kain
Published Date: 
Winter 1974
Publication: 
Political Methodology
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Pages: 
pp. 89-107

This paper is motivated by our observation that many researchers have confused the interrelated, but analytically separable, problems of data aggregation, of model specification, and of statistical bias in parameter estimation.

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