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


From   Roy Wada <roywada@hotmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: imputing continuous values when respondents select categories, e.g., income category
Date   Fri, 24 Apr 2009 21:20:39 -0700

ystar(a,b) will still give you censored predictions, which
may not be a good idea as Richard indicated.
 
Anyone knows if it's okay to use non-censored predictions from 
-intreg- as a part of 2SLS and bootstrap the standard error,
assuming we have identifying instruments in the first stage?
 
Roy


> The latter is what I want to do and it appears that 
> the intreg command with the ystar(a,b) option in the 
> post estimation commands is exactly what I should use. 
> This treats income as the dependent variable, but once 
> we estimate the value we can use that as an independent 
> variable in other models. At least this is my understanding.
> 
> --Alan Acock

 
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