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Re: st: Question on Logit/Probit


From   Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@ND.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu, statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Question on Logit/Probit
Date   Mon, 26 Mar 2007 00:58:56 -0500

At 11:45 PM 3/25/2007, Jeremy Miles wrote:
I think you want to use a beta regression.  I don't know if it exists
(I've never tried to find it in Stata).  It's similar to the
logit/probit approach, in that it transforms the data, and then
estimates the parameters using ML.

There was a paper by Smithson in Psychological Methods on this
recently - the abstract is here:
http://content.apa.org/journals/met/11/1/54

Jeremy
Come to think of it, I believe Maarten Buis said something about this not too long ago. I assume he must sleep some time, so I'll post the link to his page:

http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/software/betafit.html


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