2. Statistical Background

  1. Donald B. Rubin

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470316696.ch2

Multiple Imputation for Nonresponse in Surveys

Multiple Imputation for Nonresponse in Surveys

How to Cite

Rubin, D. B. (1987) Statistical Background, in Multiple Imputation for Nonresponse in Surveys, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470316696.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Statistics, Harvard University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 JUN 1987

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471087052

Online ISBN: 9780470316696

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Keywords:

  • probability distributions;
  • Bayes's theorem;
  • conditional means and variances;
  • de Finetti's theorem;
  • bayesian inference

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Variables in the Finite Population

  • Probability Distributions and Related Calculations

  • Probability Specifications for Indicator Variables

  • Probability Specifications for (X, Y)

  • Bayesian Inference for a Population Quantity

  • Interval Estimation

  • Bayesian Procedures for Constructing Interval Estimates, Including Significance Levels and Point Estimates

  • Evaluating the Performance of Procedures Similarity of Bayesian and Randomization-Based Inferences in Many Practical Cases