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Is weighting a form of synthetic data?

One of the surprises about the sudden and widespread interest in Synthetic Data is that it has forced us to revisit things we have been doing for decades. This revisiting of old practices is useful for framing where we think Synthetic Data should go and how it should be evaluated and regulated. In this post I explore why weighting is a form of synthetic data and what that means for researchers.