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Re: st: -mfx-


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: -mfx-
Date   Sat, 23 Sep 2006 14:38:09 +0100 (BST)

Nishant:
A very nice explanation of this issue can be read at:
http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/stat/mfx_eyex.html
HTH,
Maarten

--- Nishant Dass <nishant_dass@yahoo.com> wrote:
> My understanding of the different "options" in -mfx- is the
> following:
> 
> When regress y on x, use "eyex" for elasticity of y w.r.t.
> x
> When regress y on lnx, use "eydx" for elasticity of y
> w.r.t. x
> When regress lny on x, use "dyex" for elasticity of y
> w.r.t. x
> When regress lny on lnx, use "dydx" for elasticity of y
> w.r.t. x
> 
> I suppose, my question should have been posed as: is the
> above interpretation correct? 


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