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Re: st: imputing continuous values when respondents select categories, e.g., income category


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: imputing continuous values when respondents select categories, e.g., income category
Date   Fri, 24 Apr 2009 09:22:05 +0000 (GMT)

--- On Thu, 23/4/09, Alan Acock wrote:
> This is a question for an econometrician or anybody else who
> has a good way to estimate a continuous value for income
> when respondents select a category, such as 0-5000, 5001 -
> 9999, 10000 - 25,000, etc. 

Maybe this article is what you are looking for:
Patrick Royston (2007) Multiple imputation of missing values: 
further update of ice, with an emphasis on interval censoring.
The Stata Journal, 7(4): 445-464
http://www.stata-journal.com/article.html?article=st0067_3

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
Germany

http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/
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