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Re: st: Log pseudo-likelihood

From   Richard Williams <>
Subject   Re: st: Log pseudo-likelihood
Date   Fri, 28 May 2004 06:32:52 -0500

At 12:05 PM 5/28/2004 -0400, Marwan Khawaja wrote:
Dear All,
Sometimes the output from logit reports log-pseudo likelihood instead of
log-likelihood --
I do not know why -- Where can I find documentation of this?

I am using stata 8.2 on ms windows.

TIA, Marwan
Also, there are some FAQs pertaining to robust standard errors and maximum likelihood estimation at

If you are getting pseudo-likelihoods in situations where robust standard errors are not involved (and remember, robust SEs can be forced by various options; the output will tell you if robust SEs are being used) please provide details.

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