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Re: st: How to start writing your own estimation command


From   "Eva Poen" <eva.poen@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: How to start writing your own estimation command
Date   Fri, 2 Nov 2007 16:21:05 +0000

2007/11/2, Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>:

> -ml- is very powerful yet easy to use, and it automatically takes care
> of a lot of things (e.g. robust standard errors, weights, displaying
> results). So, -ml- would definately my first choice.
>
> > Will the maximum likelihood estimation book by Gould, Pitblado, and
> > Sribney help in either case?
>
> YES (I know all-caps is shouting and usually considerd rude, but I hope
> you will just read this as being over-enthusiastic and forgive me), at
> least for the -ml- case that book is an absolute must have if you want
> create an estimation command.
>

Thank you, Maarten. -ml- it is, then. I'll have a look at -betafit- to
see if I can understand any of it. Thanks for the tip with the book,
it's being ordered as we speak.

Eva
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