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Re: st: Multiple Imputation for panel data

From   Clive Nicholas <>
Subject   Re: st: Multiple Imputation for panel data
Date   Wed, 23 Feb 2011 02:08:45 +0000

Yun Sun wrote:

> I have a small panel (20 years for 9 states), for each variable, for
> some states, I have observations for some years, but missing some for
> other years. Could I use Multiple Imputation (MI) for my regression? If
> the answer is yes, could you recommend some literature? Many thanks.

For what my €0.02 is worth, I tend to discriminate against any use of
multiply imputation on the basis that you are generating data that
isn't really there.

I hope and trust that answers your question.

Clive Nicholas

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