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st: RE: How to avoid a break down when convergence is not achieved?


From   "Maarten Buis" <M.Buis@fsw.vu.nl>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: How to avoid a break down when convergence is not achieved?
Date   Tue, 31 Jan 2006 17:24:32 +0100

Benjamin M. Craig wrote:
> For those who use ML or any difficult optimum estimator, convergence can
> break down for multiple reasons (e.g., poor initial conditions or
> multicollinearity in a bootstrap sample). When it does, stata stops.
> 
> Is there a way of convincing stata to make a note and keep going?

-help capture-

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