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1.1 What survival analysis is about
1.2. SURVIVAL TIME DATA: SOME NOTABLE FEATURES 3
1.2 Survival time data: some notable features
1.2.1 Censoring and truncation of survival time data
1.2.3 Types of explanatory variables
1.3.1 Problems for OLS caused by right censoring
1.3.2 Time-varying covariates and OLS
1.3.3 ‘Structural’ modelling and OLS
1.4 Outline of the book
Basic concepts: the hazard rate and survivor function
2.1 Continuous time
2.1.1 The hazard rate
2.2 Discrete time
2.2.2 The discrete time hazard when time is intrinsically discrete
2.3. CHOOSING A SPECIFICATION FOR THE HAZARD RATE 21
2.3 Choosing a speci…cation for the hazard rate
2.3.1 Continuous or discrete survival time data?
2.3.2 The relationship between the hazard and survival time
2.3.3 What guidance from economics?
3.2.3 Log-logistic Model
3.2.4 Lognormal model
3.2.5 Generalised Gamma model
3.2.6 Proportional Hazards (PH) models
3.2.7 Accelerated Failure Time (AFT) models
3.3 Discrete time speci…cations
3.3.2 A model in which time is intrinsically discrete
3.4.1 The Weibull model
3.4.3 Log-logistic model
3.4.4 Other continuous time models
3.4.5 Discrete time models
Estimation of the survivor and hazard functions
4.1 Kaplan-Meier (product-limit) estimators
4.1.1 Empirical survivor function
4.2 Lifetable estimators
Continuous time multivariate models
5.0.4 Left truncated spell data (delayed entry)
5.0.5 Sample from stock with no re-interview
5.0.6 Right truncated spell data (out‡ow sample)
Discrete time multivariate models
6.1 In‡ow sample with right censoring
6.2. LEFT-TRUNCATED SPELL DATA (‘DELAYED ENTRY’) 73
6.2 Left-truncated spell data (‘delayed entry’)
6.3. RIGHT-TRUNCATED SPELL DATA (OUTFLOW SAMPLE) 75
6.3 Right-truncated spell data (out‡ow sample)
Cox’s proportional hazard model
Unobserved heterogeneity (‘frailty’)
8.1 Continuous time case
8.2 Discrete time case
8.3 What if unobserved heterogeneity is ‘impor- tant’ but ignored?
8.3.1 The duration dependence e¤ect
8.4 Empirical practice
Competing risks models
9.1 Continuous time data
9.2 Intrinsically discrete time data
9.3 Interval-censored data
9.3.1 Transitions can only occur at the boundaries of the intervals
9.3.2 Destination-speci…c densities are constant within in- tervals
9.4 Extensions
9.4.1 Left-truncated data
9.4.2 Correlated risks
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