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Re: st: Confusion specifications GLM


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Confusion specifications GLM
Date   Mon, 24 Mar 2008 13:05:25 +0000 (GMT)

--- "Peter F. Schmidt" <schmidt.peterf@googlemail.com> wrote:
> thanks for the hint. that seems to the right model. i tried to use
> the ztnb but stata gives the error message that convergence could not
> be achieved. on the ucla stata page is a warning that the method
might
> be problematic with a small sample, but it is unclear what is a small
> sample. i have 180 observations. do you have any idea how to get the
> regression running?

One thing you could do is to estimate a -ztp- model with the
-vce(robust)- option. 
 
Hope this helps,
Maarten

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