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Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu> |

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st: re: z-score as a dependent variable in a linear regression |

Date |
Wed, 14 Nov 2007 21:46:01 -0500 |

Dan said

In general, is it kosher to use a z-score as a dependent variable in a

linear regression? Is it "better" to use some sort of ratio

measurement?

Keep in mind that if you say

regress y x1 x2, beta

you are in effect running an OLS of z-scored y on z-scored x1 and z- scored x2.

Kit

Kit Baum, Boston College Economics and DIW Berlin

http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html

An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata:

http://www.stata-press.com/books/imeus.html

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