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Definition of Panel data

Panel data Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Sean_Woo's Finance,GIS & Real Estate Glossary
also called longitudinal or micropanel data; a special type of pooled data in which the same cross-sectional units(say, the families or firms) are surveyed over time.
Panel data Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Bureau of Labor Statistics Glossary
Data in which many units are observed over multiple time periods. The Bureau of Labor Statistics' National Longitudinal Surveys (NLS) program collects data from a particular age group of people over many years on an annual or biennial basis. The panel data track the same sample of individuals over many time periods.
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Panel data Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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In statistics and econometrics, the term panel data refers to multi-dimensional data frequently involving measurements over time. Panel data contain observations of multiple phenomena obtained over multiple time periods for the same firms or individuals. In biostatistics, the term longitudinal data is often used instead, wherein a subject or cluster constitutes a panel member or individual in a longitudinal study.

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