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Re: st: probit residuals

From   "Philip Ender" <>
Subject   Re: st: probit residuals
Date   Wed, 16 May 2007 13:34:56 -0700

Maarten L. Buis wrote
--- Philip Ender wrote:
Stata's logit camand can compute several types of residuals but
probit does not compute any residuals at all. Why is probit
different from logit with respect to residuals?

--- Maarten L. Buis wrote
You can get those residuals when estimating that model with -glm-.

--- Philip Ender wrote:
Thanks Maarten, that helps a lot.  But it still leaves unanswered why
you can't compute residuals after the probit command.

I know that my answer didn't answer your question, and neither does
this answer, the true answer is that I don't know the answer, just a
quick workaround.

Maarten "doesn't know all the answers" Buis

You are being much too harsh on yourself.  So far, there is only one
question that you don't know the answer to. Maybe your signature could

Maarten "knows all but one answer" Buis

Phil Ender
Statistical Consulting Group
UCLA  Academic Technology Services
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