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Re: st: Logit output


From   "Austin Nichols" <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Logit output
Date   Tue, 24 Jun 2008 13:46:36 -0400

Anyone would need a lot more information to answer this question
properly.  If you add 50 to each, and multiply by a billion, and then
round, you've (probably) transformed the coefs into nonegative
integers, without losing too much information, but I'm guessing that's
not what you mean to do...

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 12:16 PM, Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> --- hounaz@uni-hohenheim.de wrote:
>> I am not ignoring the signs. I want to transform the parameters
>> estimates to non-negative integers.
>
> By transforming parameters in non-negative integers, you are removing
> the information about the sign of the coefficient, ergo you are
> ignoring the sign.
>
> -- Maarten
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