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Re: st: non-linear constraints

From   Maarten buis <>
Subject   Re: st: non-linear constraints
Date   Thu, 17 May 2007 22:00:51 +0100 (BST)

--- emre ekinci <> wrote:
> is there any way to incorporate a non-linear constraints when you are
> using mle?

After estimating the unconstrained model you can use -nlcom-. If you
really want to use a non-linear constraint during the estimation,
you'll have to hard code that one in the likelihood function. 

Hope this helps,

Maarten L. Buis
Department of Social Research Methodology
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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