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Re: st: Re: Elasticities


From   "Bhisma Murti" <bhisma.murti@lycos.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu, statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Re: Elasticities
Date   Tue, 16 Jul 2002 14:11:34 +0800

Thank you, Scott Merryman.
Bhisma 
--

On Mon, 15 Jul 2002 23:35:57  
 Scott Merryman wrote:
>This might help.
>
>Elasticities:
>
>If your regression model is in linear form (Y  = b0 + b1X) than the
>elasticity of Y with respect to X is b1(X/Y).
>
>If your model is in double log form (lnY = b0 + b1lnX) the elasticity is b1.
>
>If your model is in semi log form (Y = b0 + b1lnX) the elasticity is b1/Y
>
>See pages 15 -18, Jeffery Woolridge "Econometric Analysis of Cross Section
>and Panel Data"
>
>Scott Merryman
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Bhisma Murti" <bhisma.murti@lycos.com>
>To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>; <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
>Sent: Monday, July 15, 2002 5:40 PM
>Subject: Re: st: Re: Elasticities
>
>
>> Thanks Mito,
>> But you haven't answered my question. Of course I know the command is mfx.
>But do you and everyone else know  how to obtain elasticities in OLS
>regression analysis when some independent variables are in logarithm but
>some are not? I have read the Manual Stata 7 but it does not explain about
>this.
>> Regards,
>> Bhisma
>> Newcastle, Australia/Surakarta, Indonesia
>>
>
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