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st: weights in pooled repeated cross sections


From   "Ivica Rubil" <irubil@eizg.hr>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: weights in pooled repeated cross sections
Date   Mon, 26 Sep 2011 18:03:47 +0200

Dear all,

I am trying to pool four repeated cross-sections of Croatian Hpusehold
Budget Survey. 
For each year that I want to pool, I have sampling weights for each
observation (both household and person).
My questions are: What should I do with the weights once I pool the four
datasets? Is it wrong to use 
dataset-specific weights in the pooled dataset and just run estimation
commands with the weight option, if
available? I am confused. Please, help.

Thanks,
Ivica Rubil

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Ivica Rubil
Ekonomski institut / The Institute of Economics, Zagreb
Trg J. F. Kennedyja 7, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
tel. +385-1-2362-269
fax. +385-1-2335-165
irubil@eizg.hr
www.eizg.hr


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