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st: Further: Does your academic discipline use logit regressionswith interaction terms?


From   "Mark Tompkins" <Tompkins@gwm.sc.edu>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Further: Does your academic discipline use logit regressionswith interaction terms?
Date   Sat, 17 Aug 2002 14:12:30 -0400

A neighbor, Eric Powers <epowers@moore.sc.edu> asks:

>> Hi, does your academic discipline typically use logit (or probit) 
>> regressions with interaction terms?  If so, then you may be able to
help 
>> me.
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"Cheesman, Fred" <fcheesman@ncsc.dni.us>

responds:

> Take a look at Nagler, J. (1994).   SCOBIT: An Alternative Estimator
to 
> Logit and Probit.  American Journal of Political Science, 38,
220-255.  He 
> recommends the skewed logit (hence SCOBIT) approach in any analysis
(logit 
> or Probit-type) involving interactions.

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In this thread, commend to all:   Christopher H. Achen, "Toward a New
Political 
Methodology:   Microfoundations and ART", Annual Review of Political
Science 5 (2002):  423-50.

He examines Nagler quite directly, but thoughtfully raises larger
questions...

Regards,

Mark E. Tompkins
Dept. of Government and International Studies
University of South Carolina
reply to:    tompkins.mark@sc.edu 






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