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Re: st: hireg help

From   Richard Williams <>
Subject   Re: st: hireg help
Date   Fri, 18 May 2007 11:23:11 -0500

At 10:15 AM 5/18/2007, Austin Nichols wrote:

I've noticed that questions on stepwise regression or the like
occasionally go unanswered on Statalist, perhaps because the practice
is inadvisable (i.e. don't do it!).
hireg isn't stepwise though. It is nested models, where the user specified the order of entry, which is much more respectable than stepwise. The Stata 9 command -nestreg- is derived from -hireg-, so upgrading to Stata 9 would be another way of addressing the problem.

Richard Williams, Notre Dame Dept of Sociology
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