Chapter 6. Issues in Preparing for Statistical Matching

  1. Marcello D'Orazio,
  2. Marco Di Zio and
  3. Mauro Scanu

Published Online: 20 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470023554.ch6

Statistical Matching: Theory and Practice

Statistical Matching: Theory and Practice

How to Cite

D'Orazio, M., Di Zio, M. and Scanu, M. (2006) Issues in Preparing for Statistical Matching, in Statistical Matching: Theory and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470023554.ch6

Author Information

  1. ISTAT – Istituto Nazionale di Statistica, Rome, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2006

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Survey Methodology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Walter A. Shewhart and
  2. Samuel S. Wilks

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470023532

Online ISBN: 9780470023556

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Keywords:

  • reconciliation of concept and definition;
  • issues in statistical matching;
  • choosing matching variables;
  • measures of association - classical Pearson chi-squared statistic;
  • classification and regression trees (CART);
  • hierarchical cluster analysis and similarity measures;
  • dendrogram analysis in matching variables

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Reconciliation of Concepts and Definitions of Two Sources

  • How to Choose the Matching Variables