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Re: st: Using A-Weights and Robust Clustered Standard Errors with Suest Command


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Using A-Weights and Robust Clustered Standard Errors with Suest Command
Date   Mon, 22 Sep 2008 08:22:50 +0100 (BST)

--- L S <lts40301@gmail.com> wrote:
> NB: While aweights are often used dealing with averaged data, it
> seems to me they are also used for other weighted regressions, for
> example, in dealing with choice-sampled data.  In this case, each
> term in the likelihood function will just be weighted by the square
> root of the weighting variable, meaning that aweights are, it seems
> to me, the appropriate weights, and other weights are not
appropriate.

If you think you have an convincing example where aweights make sense
in -logit- then I would suggest you contact StataCorp directly. If you
are right they will confirm that and will allow aweights again in
-logit-, and if you are not they will explain to you why and suggest an
alternative. 

-- Maarten

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