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Re: st: question about multiple imputation for repeated measures in panel data


From   Michael Chavez Reilly <michael.chavez.reilly@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: question about multiple imputation for repeated measures in panel data
Date   Tue, 4 Dec 2012 15:31:30 -0500

Thanks!  That gives me some sense of the direction to go in.

On 12/4/12, JVerkuilen (Gmail) <jvverkuilen@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 3:07 PM, Michael Chavez Reilly
> <michael.chavez.reilly@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Any thoughts, advice, suggestions or ideas on whether using MI with so
>> many repeated measures is legitimate would be incredibly appreciated!
>> For example, should I drop my quest and try Max likelihood estimation
>> inn MPLUS instead?
>
> Well in all honesty It's not a bad idea to try it both ways, but I
> think you're likely to run into problems either way because full
> information ML is likely to be in deep trouble due to perfect
> prediction, too. MPlus gives you more options given that you can use
> Bayesian estimation and get away with models that are very close to
> the model you want but not identified due to perfect prediction.
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