Bootstrapping for highly unbalanced clustered data
We apply the generalized cluster bootstrap to both Gaussian quasi-likelihood and robust estimates in the context of highly unbalanced clustered data. We compare it with the transformation bootstrap where the data are generated by the random effect and transformation models and all the random variables have different distributions. We also develop a fast approach (proposed by Salibian-Barrera et al. (2008)) and show that it produces some encouraging results. We show that the generalized bootstrap performs better than the transformation bootstrap for highly unbalanced clustered data. We apply the generalized cluster bootstrap to a sample of income data for Australian workers.
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- Field, C. A. & Pang, Zhen & Welsh, A. H., 2010. "Bootstrapping Robust Estimates for Clustered Data," Journal of the American Statistical Association, American Statistical Association, vol. 105(492), pages 1606-1616.
- C. A. Field & A. H. Welsh, 2007. "Bootstrapping clustered data," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B, Royal Statistical Society, vol. 69(3), pages 369-390.
- Salibian-Barrera, Matias & Van Aelst, Stefan, 2008. "Robust model selection using fast and robust bootstrap," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 52(12), pages 5121-5135, August.
- Matías Salibián-Barrera & Stefan Aelst & Gert Willems, 2008. "Fast and robust bootstrap," Statistical Methods & Applications, Springer;Società Italiana di Statistica, vol. 17(1), pages 41-71, February.
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