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clustering standard error while using IR file [message #23518] Wed, 29 September 2021 17:28 Go to previous message
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Dear,
I am analysing the effect of a policy (that was passed at a regional level) on women characteristics. I am using a combined DHS women file (IR) collected across rounds.
My question is: Initially I adjust Standard error by regions due to the fact that women's in the same region are exposed to the same shocks. I now realise that more than one woman was interviewed in a household. The household number is available in the IR file and I can see there are 2 OR MORE women's in the same household. So, I have to take into account outcome correlation within a household. Can I just use the household number as my cluster variable?

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