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Re: st: RE: compare models


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: compare models
Date   Fri, 11 Apr 2008 18:00:42 +0100 (BST)

Testing for non-nested models is very hard. You might want to look into
AIC or BIC (see -help est stats-). Can you tell us more about your
models because now we cannot do anything more than this type of general
comments. 

-- Maarten

--- Serena Trucchi <serena.trucchi@unito.it> wrote:

> thanks Martin, but my models are non-nested..
> 
> > -nestreg- may be for you...
> >
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> > -----Original Message-----
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> > Subject: st: compare models
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> > I would like to know how to compare different specifications of a
> model. I
> > would test whether two different specifications are statistically
> > different.
> > thanks
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