Scaling weights in runmlwin

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Scaling weights in runmlwin

Post by SoumavaBasu » Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:41 pm

I am using MLwiN v3.02 and using the runmlwin command in STATA. The model being run is a two-level model with level 2 weights as 1. I have been scaling the level 1 weights manually before running the command. I just wanted to verify if I am correct in doing so.


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Re: Scaling weights in runmlwin

Post by ChrisCharlton » Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:12 pm

I checked with Harvey Goldstein, who is responsible for the IGLS algorithm, and his recommendation was to specify the standardised weights option rather than manually scaling them yourself.

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