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RE: st: Calculating the e^b using listcoef
With your favourite text editor, or
in the Stata viewer.
. which listcoef
will show you where the file is on your system.
The program -fedit- on SSC combines the tasks
of finding a file along your -adopath- and
then opening it with the do-file editor.
Mosi A. Ifatunji
> How do I look at the code for listcoef?
> On 9/4/05 10:51 AM, "Nick Cox" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Two points:
> > 1. In extreme cases, you can always look
> > at the code. The formula used by -listcoef-
> > to calculate e^b appears to be e^b.
> > 2. The question is confused by not
> > distinguishing between levels here. -listcoef-
> > is a user-written command; Stata just works on
> > what -listcoef- tells it to.
> > Nick
> > email@example.com
> > Mosi A. Ifatunji
> >> My question is not so much, "How do
> >> I get Stata to
> >> produce an e^b?" but more like "What formula does Stata use
> >> to produce the
> >> e^b?" Here is the scenario that produced the question:
> >> In checking the e^b with by hand calculations (FYI: my hand
> >> calculation are
> >> based on a text book and while some e^bs were very close to
> >> being the same,
> >> some were not), I found that the results were different when
> >> I calculated by
> >> hand and with Stata. So the question is, what formula does
> Stata use?
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