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Re: st: Controlling for variables in stata


From   Rozilee Asid <rozilee@streamyx.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Controlling for variables in stata
Date   Thu, 11 Nov 2004 19:21:19 +0800

Thanks Dave

I'll take your advice.

Thanks
rozilee


On 11/11/04 7:12 PM, "David K Evans" <dkevans@fas.harvard.edu> wrote:

> One way would be to simply add a few dummy variables for varying levels of
> development:
> 
> regress ln_fdi ln_ip ln_rn ln_ti dummy_poor dummy_middle_income
> 
> Of course, depending on your number of observations, the dummies can be
> more nuanced. This has the advantage over simply "controlling for income"
> that it doesn't impose a specific functional form on the effect of income.
> D
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> On Thu, 11 Nov 2004, Rozilee Asid wrote:
> 
>> Dear statalister
>> 
>> How to control for specific variable in stata regression command for example
>> my model is look like this
>> ln_fdi = alpha0+alpha1.ln_ip+alpha2.ln_rnd+alpha3.ln_ti and I want to
>> control for level of countries development in my equation.
>> 
>> Hope someone could help me in this matter.
>> 
>> Thank you
>> 
>> Rozilee
>> 
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