Category: Dissertation/Thesislongitudinal and cross-sectional research

Hey, I am new in this PhD world and is most of the times confused regarding many things related to PhD. The major thing which is troubling me nowadays is the longitudinal and cross-sectional research. I always get confused between the two. Is there any easy way to remember which one is what??

asked on 10 Aug 18Raiman S Raiman S
2 Answers
answered on 11 Aug 18

Hey, it’s so simple. Just focus on the words longitudinal means over a long period of time. And in cross-sectional research means study from different sections.

Naman Bhalla naman bhalla
answered on 12 Aug 18

Why don’t you search on google about the same? There are so many options on the internet which will tell you the difference between the two. I am attaching one of the links below, which would help you:
https://learning.closer.ac.uk/introduction/types-of-longitudinal-research/longitudinal-versus-cross-sectional-studies/

Amrita Goyal amrita goyal

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