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Title:  A Birth Cohort Study: Conceptual and Design Considerations and Rationale
Description: This paper is one of several that were developed in support of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS)-Birth Cohort(B) 2000 design efforts. It considers a number of possible features of the ECLS-B design and suggests a framework for guiding decisions about the content of the study instruments. The paper includes a set of draft content specifications for the ECLS-B survey instruments.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: January 1999
Web Release: February 16, 1999
Print Release: February 16, 1999
Publication #: NCES 199901
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Kristin Moore et al.
Type of Product: Working Paper
  Working Papers provide preliminary analysis of substantive, technical, and methodological issues. They are works in progress that are presented to promote the sharing of valuable work experience and knowledge. These papers have not undergone a rigorous review for consistency with NCES standards.
Survey/Program Areas: Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS)
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