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st: Re: RE: Re: Initial values not feasible and -ufrom()- option.
--"Wu, Xun" <WuX@wharton.upenn.edu> wrote,
> Thanks for Scott's information and David's method, I solve the initial value
> problem in Frontier with the -from()- option .
> However, when I was trying to fit a truncated-normal model, I still have a
> problem with option -ufrom()-.
> I follow David Drucker's method to feed my own initial values:
> 1. Run OLS
> 2. matrix b0 = e(b), ln(e(rmse)^2), .1
> 3. I add option to the frontier command: distribution(tnormal) ufrom(b0,
> However, I always got a message "ufrom() must specify a matrix".
> Is there anything different with -ufrom()- option?
The -ufrom()- option is a little different from the regular -from()-. Unlike
-from()-, -ufrom()- only takes a matrix. The syntax is like:
. frontier ..., ufrom(matname) ...
Xun should not specify ", copy" in his command.
Weihua Guan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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