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Re: st: Sample Wegihts


From   "Michael I. Lichter" <mlichter@buffalo.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Sample Wegihts
Date   Wed, 10 Mar 2010 12:39:57 -0500

Thanks, Stas, for the clarification and references. I am dealing with a related weighting problem where I want to combine an overall sample and with a local-area oversample, so this is helpful.

Michael

Stas Kolenikov wrote:
On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 4:45 PM, G. Dai <dgecon@gmail.com> wrote:

hi Jason, the weighting strategy you proposed might not be appropriate.
The function of weight is to represent the population and to satisfy the
need of sampling method adjusting.


On weights in principle:
http://www.citeulike.org/user/ctacmo/article/1036965

On oversampling, including combinations of different frames:
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/bsolc/olc-cel/olc-cel?catno=12-001-X200900211036&lang=eng


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