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    [ self-selection - nonresponse bias] 65% of population answered survey

    Dear TalkStatstters, I want to investigate possible wage gaps between different groups of people with doctorate degree, in my region. So, I have in mind a regression where the dependent variable is the log of the ratio between two average wages. I have administrative data from the whole...
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    personality psych)self-selected sample bias = smaller variability?

    Context: online personality survey (BFI) for age 10~65 (http://www.colby.edu/psychology/labs/personality/publications/Soto_et_al_2011.pdf) Measure taken: the authors tried to control for possible self-selection bias in the sample by "by examining the variability of Big Five domains and facets in...