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Re: st: Generating random variates


From   anirban basu <abasu@midway.uchicago.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Generating random variates
Date   Thu, 22 Aug 2002 13:40:58 -0500 (CDT)

To clarify my previous email, I know that there is the rnd function in
Stata. But I wanted to use my own random numbers to generate these
distributions. For example, a gamma distrubtion can be generated as

gen gam1=invgammap(2.0,u1)

where I can specify "u1". Thanks,

Anirban


On Thu, 22 Aug 2002, anirban basu wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I was wondering if there is any easy way to generate random variates for
> Poisson, Negative Binomial and Inverse Gaussian distributions  where
> E(y) = mu = exp(xb) in Stata. Thanks,
> 
> Anirban
> 
> 
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> University of Chicago
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