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Re: st: how can I tell Stata to draw many random samples without replacement


From   "Clive Nicholas" <Clive.Nicholas@newcastle.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: how can I tell Stata to draw many random samples without replacement
Date   Thu, 15 Sep 2005 03:54:09 +0100 (BST)

Alejandro Delafuente wrote:

> Dear statalisters, I have a probability distribution of a random variable
> with
> only two values [-1,1] each with the same density [0.5]. I would like to
> draw N
> number of random samples without replacement from my original sample S,
> such
> that each of these new samples keeps the existing balance of values only
> with
> different orderings. To illustrate the point:
> S    rs1     rs2    rs3
> 1     -1     -1      1
> -1    -1      1     -1
> -1     1     -1     -1
> 1      1      1      1

Without in any way implicating its author, might not Stephen Jenkins'
-samplepps- be able to help here? You can download it from SSC.

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