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


From   Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   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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