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Re: st: Re: missing dummy variable


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Re: missing dummy variable
Date   Thu, 4 Oct 2007 22:20:23 +0100 (BST)

--- Ben John <bjworld88@googlemail.com> wrote:
> How can I apply your suggestion to xtregar?

--- Dohan Kim <dongmool@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm running cross-sectional time-series with AR(1) serial correlation
> using xtregar, fe. I want to run the model without constant, but
> STATA doesn't have noconstant option after xtregar. Is there any way
> I can suppress constant manually?

Typically you do not want to exclude the constant with -xt- commands,
especially if you are doing them as a random effects model. I am not
sure about the fixed effects models, though.

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/
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