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Re: st: ...xtreg, fe...


From   "Clive Nicholas" <Clive.Nicholas@newcastle.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: ...xtreg, fe...
Date   Thu, 29 Apr 2004 22:13:58 +0100 (BST)

Fabio Pericolini wrote:

> I run a xtreg , fe (within group estimator) on a irregolar labour rage
> using
> severl regressors , but my R-square within don't exceed 60% in any case.
> Is normal for a R^square between or there is a problem????
> Every help will be welcome.

Without seeing any examples of your output, it's difficult to prescribe
exactly. However, I wouldn't feel too disconcerted about the values of R^2
you're getting (which, at 0.6, looks pretty good anyway), particularly if
you look at

http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/stat/rsquared.html

If your FE model appears to be making sense, I wouldn't worry about it.

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