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Re: st: -mfx-


From   Nishant Dass <nishant_dass@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: -mfx-
Date   Sat, 23 Sep 2006 06:50:54 -0700 (PDT)

Dear Maarten,
This was great help.  Thank you very much for the link, and
I am sorry as I should have checked the FAQs first.  I
apologize for the inconvenience.
Thanks,
Nishant 

--- Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> 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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