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RE: st: transition probabilities


From   "Maarten Buis" <M.Buis@fsw.vu.nl>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: transition probabilities
Date   Wed, 16 May 2007 12:56:58 +0200

-- I wrote: 
> 2) You probably can estimate these probabilities by estimating for each
> origin state a separate -mlogit- where the dependent variable is the
> destination, but this depends on the kind of data you have and the exact
> markov model you want to estimate.
> 3) Restrictions are typically handled using the -constraint- command. see:
> -help constraint-

An alternative for point three for constraints across origin states is to 
use -suest- with the three -mlogit-s followed by -test- with the coef 
option. See: -help suest- and -help test-.

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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