Rethinking the NLSCY weighting methodology: CS11-619/2009-2E-PDF

the lessons learned and the innovations introduced /

"The National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY) is a longitudinal survey of Canadian children conducted by Statistics Canada. Introduced in the mid-nineties, it is one of the first longitudinal surveys conducted by the Agency. Over the last two years, a team of methodologists have undertaken a major revision of NLSCY's weighting strategy after evidence of bias surfaced and deficiencies in its implementation were noted. Along the way, many lessons were learned on how to conduct the weighting of a longitudinal survey. Moreover, innovations were introduced to address some of the issues raised. This paper describes these at length"--Abstract.

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Department/Agency Statistics Canada. Methodology Branch.
Title Rethinking the NLSCY weighting methodology
Subtitle the lessons learned and the innovations introduced /
Series Title Working paper ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Digitized edition from print [produced by Statistics Canada]. "HSMD-2009-002E." "March 2009."
Date 2009.
Number of Pages 128 p.
Catalogue Number
  • CS11-619/2009-2E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 11-619E no. 2009-002
Subject Terms Methodology, Statistical analysis, Surveys