Rational Choice Theory and Largescale Data Analysis

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Taylor & Francis Group, 2020 M12 4 - 336 pages
The relationship between rational choice theory and large-scale data analysis has become an important issue for sociologists. Though rational choice theory is well established in both sociology and economics, its influence on quantitative empirical sociology has been surprisingly limited. This book examines why there is hardly a link between the t

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About the author (2020)

Hans-Peter Blossfeld is Professor of Sociology at the University of Bamberg in Germany. He directed the European Research Council (ERC) funded project `Education as a Lifelong Process - Comparing Educational Trajectories in Modern Societies' (eduLIFE) at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy (2012-2016).

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