Age, period, and cohort models. Non-overlapping cohorts don't resolve the identification problem.

@article{Osmond1989AgePA,
  title={Age, period, and cohort models. Non-overlapping cohorts don't resolve the identification problem.},
  author={Clive Osmond and Martin J Gardner},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1989},
  volume={129 1},
  pages={31-5}
}
Age, period, and cohort models have generally been applied to rates from tabulated national statistics, and it is known that such models suffer from an identification problem. When individual records, including date of birth, are available, however, a unique solution has been proposed which uses non-overlapping cohorts. We have shown that the identification… CONTINUE READING