Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/79268
Authors: 
Beissel-Durrant, Gabriele
Skinner, Chris
Year of Publication: 
2003
Series/Report no.: 
cemmap working paper, Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice CWP12/03
Abstract: 
Measurement errors in survey data on hourly pay may lead to serious upward bias in low pay estimates. We consider how to correct for this bias when auxiliary accurately measured data are available for a subsample. An application to the UK Labour Force Survey is described. The use of fractional imputation, nearest neighbour imputation, predictive mean matching and propensity score weighting are considered. Properties of point estimators are compared both theoretically and by simulation. A fractional predictive mean matching imputation approach is advocated. It performs similarly to propensity score weighting, but displays slight advantages of robustness and efficiency.
Subjects: 
donor imputation , fractional imputation , hot deck imputation , nearest neighbour imputation , predictive mean matching , propensity score weighting
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Document Type: 
Working Paper

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