Accession Number : AD0259873

Title :   STATISTICAL METHODS FOR THE MOVER-STAYER MODEL

Corporate Author : COLUMBIA UNIV NEW YORK

Personal Author(s) : GOODMAN,LEO A.

Report Date : 30 JUN 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : A study of the movement of workers among various industrial aggregates in the U.S. is given. The model assumes that each worker is either a mover or a stayer, that stayers do not move, and that the movement of movers can be described by a particular kind of probability process, a Markov chain. A study is given of the problems of estimating the parameters in this model and of testing various hypotheses concerning it. (Author)

Descriptors :   *PROBABILITY, *STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, LABOR, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), POPULATION, STATISTICAL TESTS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE