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RE: st: Disentangle unobserved state effect


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: st: Disentangle unobserved state effect
Date   Fri, 3 Aug 2007 06:55:12 +0100 (BST)

--- Gao Liu <gao.liu@gmail.com> wrote:
> I like the idea of adding important state-wide variables, although
> some may still argue that some state-wide effects may never be
> observed but have significant impacts.

For that case you can use the random effects model, as I suggested
earlier: http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2007-08/msg00076.html

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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