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Re: st: Please reply

Subject   Re: st: Please reply
Date   Sun, 30 Sep 2007 19:22:00 +0200

You will increase your change to get an answer by (1) using a more informative subject (2) reading some statistical manuals and then re-posting a question that sounds more Stata-related than merely statistical.
If I were you, my strategy would be:
(1) using -xtreg- followed by -xttest0-
(2) if the test is NOT significant, then use -regress-
(3) if the test is significant, then (a) use -xtoverid- (you can download it by typing ssc install xtoverid), and (b) if this test is significant, then turn to -xtreg, fe-
Obviously, you may have heteroskedasticity and autocrrelation problems, but this is another story.


At 02.33 28/09/2007 -0400, Amirul Ahsan wrote:
>I was wandering if you could kindly reply to one my question. I am doing an analsys where I have data of 36 countries for 15 years each. I need to put them all together to run regression. What I did are as follows:
>- -created a pool object
>- -did not use fixed or random effect
>- -used OLS
>what should I call this regression now
>- -a pooled regression or 
>- -OLS regression
>- -or a pooled OLS regression
>The answers I have got are satisfactory, only what name should I give it?
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