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Status:Closed    Asked:Apr 29, 2017 - 11:43 AM

Replication Weights: Collapse then regress

I want to generate some averages for some occupations/industries with the monthly CPS data, and then compute means over time including replication weights implied standard errors. I understand that "svyset..." will use the replication weights as iweights by default. Will that still be working correctly in regressions after I collapse the data?

 
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Jeff Bloem

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Yes, you are correct. Collapsing your data shouldn't meaningfully impact your calculations of means and replication weighted standard errors. For more details about using replicate weights, see this page.

 

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