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st: RE: Marginal effects in logit of unbalanced panel, re
Take a look at [R] mfx or -help mfx-. From the help file:
"Exactly what mfx can calculate is determined by the previous estimation
command and the predict(predict_option) option."
The default predict_option for -xtlogit- is the linear prediction. I think
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> Hi everyone,
> I am new in using Stata, so apologies if the question
> seems too elementary.
> I am running logit on an unbalanced panel with random
> effects. I calculated the coefficients. I am
> interested in calculating marginal effects. However,
> when I type the mfx command, what I get is a linear
> prediction: in the column dy/dx the same coefficients
> are returned (as with xtlogit command), and one column
> is added with mean variable values.
> So, could please someone tell me how to calculate
> marginal effects in a logit model of unbalanced panel
> with random effects? Is there any command to do this
> in Stata, or do I need to do it manually? Or maybe
> marginal effects are not possible with an unbalanced
> panel random effects logit model?
> Thanks very much.
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