Imputation of the 2002 wave of the Spanish survey of household finances (EFF)
AbstractThis paper describes the methods used for imputation of the first wave of the Spanish Survey of Household Finances (EFF). It explains the motivation for using multiple imputation and describes its specific features, such as the use of the shadow values that flag each variable of the questionnaire, the different types of covariates used in the imputation models and the means of evaluating both the imputed values and the convergence of the imputation process.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Banco de Espa�a in its series Banco de Espa�a Occasional Papers with number 0603.
Length: 45 pages
Date of creation: Apr 2006
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household wealth survey; imputation methods;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- D10 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - General
- C81 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Microeconomic Data; Data Access
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- NEP-ALL-2007-03-24 (All new papers)
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- Cristina Barceló, 2008. "The impact of alternative imputation methods on the measurement of income and wealth: Evidence from the Spanish survey of household finances," Banco de Espaï¿½a Working Papers 0829, Banco de Espa�a.
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