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Re: st: RE: xtabond2 for 2 DVs -- xtivreg2

From   Austin Nichols <>
Subject   Re: st: RE: xtabond2 for 2 DVs -- xtivreg2
Date   Thu, 16 Feb 2012 10:12:39 -0500

Lisa Marie Yarnell <>:
See also
which says (p43):
"The use of [IV in the presence of measurement error]
was suggested to me by Wayne Fuller."  ....
"The randomization-based theory supporting its use,
in general, has no documentation as far as I know."

On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Austin Nichols
<> wrote:
> Lisa Marie Yarnell <>:
> Note that pweights+cluster is all the survey machinery you need, since
> you are doing superpopulation inference.
> I.e. you would be computing SE for your IV models even if you had the
> whole population, not a sample.
> You can restrict to a subpop with an -if- qualifier in your case.
> If you have a stratified survey, you will not quite get the right SE,
> so not quite the right superpopulation inference, but the theory for
> IV superpopulation inference is not developed yet.
> See also and more recent papers
> that cite that paper.
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 8:49 AM, Lisa Marie Yarnell
> <> wrote:
>> Many thanks, Mark, for clarifying this!
>> All best,
>> Lisa
>> --- On Thu, 2/16/12, Schaffer, Mark E <> wrote:
>>> From: Schaffer, Mark E <>
>>> Subject: st: RE: xtabond2 for 2 DVs -- xtivreg2
>>> To:
>>> Date: Thursday, February 16, 2012, 7:26 AM
>>> Lisa,
>>> I'm afraid -xtivreg2- doesn't support any -svy- features,
>>> including subpop weights.
>>> It is true that -xtivreg2- does "support" pweights, but only
>>> in the sense that it allows them.  They're equivalent
>>> to aweights+robust.  How you interpret the results of
>>> estimating with pweights is up to you.
>>> HTH,
>>> Mark

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