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RE: st: Outreg: sign of t-statistics


From   "Alex Ogan" <aogan@ArrowstreetCapital.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Outreg: sign of t-statistics
Date   Wed, 7 Jun 2006 16:32:06 -0400

Can anyone comment on the relative merits of outreg2 and estout, for the
benefit of those who don't want to install and experiment with both?

Alex

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[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Richard
Williams
Sent: Wednesday, June 07, 2006 5:13 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: Outreg: sign of t-statistics

At 03:05 PM 6/7/2006, Yvonne Capstick wrote:
>Hi,
>
>I'm using the outreg file. The t-statistics currently appear as 
>absolute values, regardless of the sign of the coefficient. I'd like 
>it to display raw t-statistics: i.e. a positive t-stat if the 
>coefficient is positive, and a negative t-stat if it's negative.
>
>How do I do this? The outreg help file doesn't seem to have this as an
option.
>
>Thanks, Y

I can't speak for outreg, but a quick check shows that outreg2 gives 
t-statistics with the correct signs.  Many people have switched to 
outreg2 or estout because they are more up to date than outreg is.


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