What Are We Weighting For?

When estimating population descriptive statistics, weighting is called for if needed to make the analysis sample representative of the target population. With regard to research directed instead at estimating causal effects, we discuss three distinct weighting motives: (1) to achieve precise estimat...

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Volume: 50
Main Author: Gary Solon
Steven J. Haider
Jeffrey M. Wooldridge
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: MADISON University of Wisconsin Press 01.04.2015
UNIV WISCONSIN PRESS
published in: The Journal of human resources Vol. 50; no. 2; pp. 301 - 316
Data of publication: 20150401
ISSN: 0022-166X
1548-8004
EISSN: 1548-8004
Discipline: Economics
Business
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Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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