A Study of Alternative Correction Procedures

  title={A Study of Alternative Correction Procedures},
  author={Philip Kenneth Robins and Richard W. West},
Sample attrition is a potentially serious problem for analysis of panel data, particularly experimental panel data. In this article, a variety of estimation procedures are used to assess the importance of attrition bias in labor supply response to the Seattle and Denver Income Maintenance Experiments (SIME/DIME). Data from Social Security Administration earnings records and the SIME/ DIME public use file are used to test various hypotheses concerning attrition bias. The study differs from… CONTINUE READING

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