Dear participants of the summer school,

Below you will find the names of the lecturers and their hand-outs. If you have any questions about them or if anything is not mentioned below, please e-mail to s4.bos@student.vu.nl (Sanne). I will send an e-mail with the exercises and datasets soon.

Aat Liefbroer
Introduction
The Sociological and Demographic Traditions in Life Course Research

David Blane
The potential of life course research

Mel Bartley
Epidemiological Approach to the Life course

Pearl Dykstra
Families and the life course  

Dimitri Mortelmans       
Datamanagement
Testing models in SPSS

Karel Neels
Event history analysis
Suggested reading

Frances Billari
A (short) introduction to Multilevel (and Longitudinal) Modelling–1  

A (short) introduction to Multilevel (and Longitudinal) Modelling–2

Cees Elzinga
Beyond distance
Pairs of sequences
Properties of sequences

Matthias Richter
Getting Started

Gilbert Ritschard
Starting with R
Sequence Analysis with TraMineR
Exercises
Solutions to the exercises