# RE: st: ordered logit (was: marginal effects in random effectsordered probit using GLLAMM)

 From Adrian de la Garza To Subject RE: st: ordered logit (was: marginal effects in random effectsordered probit using GLLAMM) Date Thu, 28 Feb 2008 18:20:18 -0500

```I posted the question below a few minutes ago. In case this helps, I can provide you with an example of I want to interpret:

Suppose I have an ordered logit of job satisfaction (discrete values from 1 to 5, 5 being the highest satisfaction) on log income (in yen, the mean of which in levels is 5 million yen) and a married dummy (1 if married). The estimate of my log income coefficient is 0.6 and that of the married dummy is 0.15.

If you can help me interpret these coefficients or provide some references that would help me in this interpretation, that would be great

Thanks a lot.

> From: kokootchke@hotmail.com
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: ordered logit (was: marginal effects in random effects ordered probit using GLLAMM)
> Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 17:31:13 -0500
>
> Hello again.
>
> I see that Saygin asked a question about marginal effects in an ordered probit model. I have a similar equation, perhaps not related to Stata, but to the interpretation of the coefficients in an ordered logit model.
>
> Could anyone recommend a source that discusses how to interpret these coefficients? I have read a few papers in the "economics of happiness" literature where they use these ordered logits and probits but they never discuss what the magnitudes of the coefficients mean; they care only about the coefficients' signs and statistical significance. Similarly, the standard Greene econometrics textbook has very little regarding this interpretation.
>
> Thank you very much in advance.
>
> Cheers,
>
>
>> Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 09:32:09 -0500
>> From: andersalex@gmail.com
>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> Subject: Re: st: marginal effects in random effects ordered probit using GLLAMM
>>
>> Saygın Şahinöz wrote:
>>> I can not get the marginal effects from random effects ordered probit using
>>> Gllamm
>>> I use the command gllapred prob, mu marginal but it gives an error message
>>> :must specify above() option for ordinal responses r(198)
>>> Have anyone estimated marginal effects from random effects ordered probit
>>> using Gllamm??
>>
>> You must specify the above() option for each category as explained in
>> -help gllapred-.
>> Example code is given in chapter 7 of the book Multilevel and
>> Longitudinal Modeling Using Stata, Second Edition, which is available
>> from the Stata bookstore at
>> http://www.stata.com/bookstore/mlmus2.html.
>>
>> andersalex@gmail.com
>>
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