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Re: st: dprobit- marginal effects???


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: dprobit- marginal effects???
Date   Thu, 17 May 2007 09:37:56 +0100 (BST)

--- carola.weiss@gmx.net wrote:
> I compute the marginal effects for my probit model by using dprobit.
> Now I have to interpret them. What is different from interpreting the
> normal results of probit? Why should I use marginal effects? Can
> anybody tell me how these marginal effects are estimated (formula or
> a reference).

A very good explanation of this issue can be found in:
J. Scott Long and Jeremy Freese (2006) "Regression Models for
Categorical Dependent Variables Using Stata", 2nd Edition. College
Station: Stata Press. http://www.stata.com/bookstore/regmodcdvs.html 

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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The Netherlands

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Buitenveldertselaan 3 (Metropolitan), room Z434

+31 20 5986715

http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/
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