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st: Re: Mixed logit?

From   "Julia A. Gamas" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: Re: Mixed logit?
Date   Fri, 7 May 2004 11:12:14 -0400

Dear all,
for those of you who might be interested.  As of now Stata doesn't do Mixed
Logits but I hope it will be incorporated into future versions.  For now, if
anybody is interested, there are three venues (according to my research) as
I explain ahead.  In general, it seems to me that none of the options are
more user-friendly than Stata.  I do hope Stata will develop mixed logits.
I'm wondering if Stata couldn't create a command by "translating" Dr.
Train's code from Gauss?
Anyway, the options are:
1 ) Limdep (and Nlogit),
2) Gauss code of Prof. Train at UC Berkeley
3) Biogeme (free software) - requires running commands from DOS.
Option 2) seems to be the most powerful but requires Gauss.
Integrated Program on Urban, Regional and Global Air Pollution
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Julia A. Gamas" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 05, 2004 4:04 PM
Subject: Mixed logit?

> I have two questions that I hope someone can answer for me:
> I need to do estimation using a multinomial logit model that allows for
> error term to be flexible; mixed logit.
> 1)  Does Stata do this type of estimation?
> 2) If so, which comand should I use?  Is xtlogit what I need?
> Any help will be greatly appreciated.
> Sincerely,
> Julia A. Gamas
> Integrated Program on Urban, Regional and Global Air Pollution

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