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Re: st: RE: MLE estimation of nonlinear function


From   Boryana Dimitrova <boryana_dimitrova@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: MLE estimation of nonlinear function
Date   Thu, 17 Apr 2003 12:12:25 -0700 (PDT)

Dear Prabhu,

I have around 13,500 observations.

Thanks,

Boryana

--- "Vimalanand S. Prabhu" <prabhu@unc.edu> wrote:
> Dear Boryana,
> 
> How many observations are you considering? When we
> estimate MLE in fortran,
> we need about 5000 obvs.
> 
> cheers,
> 
> Prabhu
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On
> Behalf Of Boryana
> Dimitrova
> Sent: Thursday, April 17, 2003 11:06 AM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: MLE estimation of nonlinear function
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I am trying to estimate a non-linear function with
> the
> ml lf option in stata and I have problems with that.
> I am pretesting the likelihood function by
> generating
> data, but I cannot get back the parameter values I
> had
> initially put in. I am estimating an hours equation
> with tobit and a simple version of what I have to
> estimate is: H=(aX+c)/(bY+d), where a,b, c, and d
> are
> parameters to be estimated.
> 
> 
> I would appreciate tremendously any suggestions and
> help.
> 
> Boryana
> 
> 
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