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Re: st: can I generate my own bootstrap weights for survey data?
Dongyi Du <email@example.com> asks how to generate bootstrap replicate weights:
> I have information of weight, psu, and strata for a survey data, can
> anyone tell me if I can generate my own bootstrap weights? if I can,
There doesn't seem to be much consensus in the survey literature regarding the
Stas Kolenikov <firstname.lastname@example.org> suggested a paper by Rao & Wu (giving a
full reference) and gives some advice. Although I cannot suggest how to
generate your "replicate weight variables", I can point you to my unofficial
-bs4rw- command once you have figured a way of generating them. For
reference, here is the archive of my original Statalist post about -bs4rw-
Dongyi did not indicate the purpose/need for the 'bootstrap weights', but
maybe -svy jackknife- (or -svy brr- assuming a 2 PSU/Stratum design) can be
used for variance estimation.
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