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st: Re: Initial values not feasible


From   "Scott Merryman" <smerryman@kc.rr.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re: Initial values not feasible
Date   Wed, 9 Jul 2003 21:26:14 -0500

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Wu, Xun" <WuX@wharton.upenn.edu>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, July 09, 2003 7:50 PM
Subject: st: Initial values not feasible


> Dear all,
>
> When I run Frontier with Stata 8, I got the following message "initial
> values not feasible". I guess this is because ML can't find feasible
initial
> values. I wonder how to solve this problem.
>
> Thanks a lot!
> Brian
>
>

Brian,

This question came up May 28th and David Drukker <ddrukker@stata.com>
provided a very complete answer.  In addition to adjusting the initial
values, make sure you the logs of the variables.

Hope this helps,
Scott




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