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Re: st: Non-linear MLE programming + inequality constraints


From   Isabel Canette <icanette@stata.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Non-linear MLE programming + inequality constraints
Date   Thu, 01 Feb 2007 13:03:38 -0600

Aslihan Arslan (aslihanarslan(at)yahoo(dot)com) asked:

  >Is there way of introducing inequality constraints for
  >the *parameters* defined by "args" at the beginning of
  >an ml program?


As Maarten Buis (maartenbuis(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk) pointed out,
there are some tricks that Aslihan can use.
Aslihan may want to have a look at the FAQ below, where
there is a detailed explanation on setting inequality constraints
when performing maximum likelihood estimation.

    http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/stat/intconst.html

Best,
Isabel


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