longitudinal effect

(noun) A change within a cohort attributable to aging such as health concerns or retiring.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: longitudinal effects
  • Not to be confused with cohort effect.

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How to Cite the Definition of Longitudinal Effect

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “longitudinal effect.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/longitudinal-effect/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

longitudinal effect. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/longitudinal-effect/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “longitudinal effect.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 12, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/longitudinal-effect/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“longitudinal effect.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/longitudinal-effect/>.