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Best regards,

´┐Żngel

2008/8/6, aapdm <[email protected]>:
> Hi,
>
> I am using a panel dataset with many industries and
> would like to weight the different industries in the
> regression, giving more weight to the ones that are
> larger in the economy.
>
> From what I read, I should use the command iweight.
>
> For the weight I would like to use the value-added
> share of each industry in total manufacturing.
>
> Just to make sure, in the regression shall I use the
> value-added share (a bigger value should be associated
> with a larger weight) or the inverse of the
> value-added share?
>
> I am asking this because when reading about pweight or
> aweight it seems to me that the weight is defined as
> the inverse probability/weight?
>
> Many thanks.
>
> Best, Alice.
>
>
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