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Re: st: AIC and BIC with xtabond Help


From   N Drivalos <nd118@york.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: AIC and BIC with xtabond Help
Date   07 Sep 2004 01:18:45 +0100

Thanks a lot mark!


On Sep 6 2004, Mark Schaffer wrote:

Nikos,

Quoting N Drivalos <nd118@york.ac.uk>:

> Hi everyone, I want to use xtabond but first i want to specify how
> many lags of the dependent variable to use. However, i can not find a
> way to do that with stata. Do you have any recommendations? Is there
> an ado file for AIC or BIC with xtabond? I tried fitstat, but it does
> not work with xtabond. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks in
> advance for the assistance!

According to the help for xtabond,

maxldep(#) sets the maximum number of lags of the dependent variable
that can be used as instruments. The default is to use all
T_i-p-2 lags.

But if you need more control over lag structure and the like than -xtabond- offers, have a look at David Roodman's -xtabond2-.

Hope this helps.

--Mark

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Prof. Mark Schaffer
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Department of Economics
School of Management & Languages
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh EH14 4AS
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