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Statistical Demography

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Modeling Informative Censoring Mechanisms

Jutta Gampe

Censoring occurs if data are not reported exactly but only intervals are given in which the observations lie. A crucial assumption for unbiased analyses is that the censoring mechanism is independent of the unobserved value. If this assumption is violated, the censoring mechanism has to be modeled as well.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Statistics and Mathematics

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.