apc: An R Package for Age-Period-Cohort Analysis

The apc package includes functions for age-period-cohort analysis based on the canonical parametrisation of Kuang et al. (2008a). The package includes functions for organizing the data, descriptive plots, a deviance table, estimation of (sub-models of) the age-period-cohort model, a plot for specification testing, plots of estimated parameters, and sub-sample analysis.

Bent Nielsen

CRAN packages used

apc, Epi

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For attribution, please cite this work as

Nielsen, "The R Journal: apc: An R Package for Age-Period-Cohort Analysis", The R Journal, 2015

BibTeX citation

  author = {Nielsen, Bent},
  title = {The R Journal: apc: An R Package for Age-Period-Cohort Analysis},
  journal = {The R Journal},
  year = {2015},
  note = {https://doi.org/10.32614/RJ-2015-020},
  doi = {10.32614/RJ-2015-020},
  volume = {7},
  issue = {2},
  issn = {2073-4859},
  pages = {52-64}