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Re: st: how to fill some gross wage missings if I have the net wage


From   "Laura R." <laura.roh@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: how to fill some gross wage missings if I have the net wage
Date   Wed, 15 Dec 2010 16:28:05 +0100

Sorry, I forgot to say that I am working with a panel data set for
several countries and I only would like to impute for one country.

Laura

2010/12/15 Laura R. <laura.roh@googlemail.com>:
> Dear all,
>
> for some reason, I would like to use the gross wage for my estimations. However,
>
> - only 30% of respondents have given both net and gross wage, while
> - 70% of respondents have only given their net wage.
>
> These data are all from the same country and therefore underlying the
> same tax laws. So on the basis those who gave both gross and net wage
> and with the help of the net wage of those where the gross wage is
> missing, can I impute the missing gross wages? If so, how could I
> implement this in Stata?
>
> It would be great if someone could give me a hint on literature about that.
>
> Best Regards
> Laura
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