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Estimation of a cluster-level regression model under nonresponse within clusters

Lawson, Nuanpan and Skinner, Chris (2017) Estimation of a cluster-level regression model under nonresponse within clusters. Metron, 75 (3). pp. 319-331. ISSN 0026-1424

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Identification Number: 10.1007/s40300-017-0120-4

Abstract

When sample surveys are clustered and subject to non-response, it is possible to study cluster-level association between response rates and cluster-level quantities derived from survey variables. The existence of association may suggest informative nonresponse with possible biasing effects. In this paper, this problem is studied for the case where the aim is to fit a cluster-level regression model. Two possible underlying models for nonresponse with potential biasing effects are considered. Alternative estimators of regression coefficients under these models are proposed. The properties of these estimators are studied in two simulation studies and with real data from a survey of employees, where the clusters consist of workplaces.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://link.springer.com/journal/40300
Additional Information: © 2017 The Authors © CC BY 4.0
Divisions: Statistics
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Sets: Departments > Statistics
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2017 14:29
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2019 01:48
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/84094

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