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Re: st: update seqlogit available


From   "Joao Ricardo F. Lima" <jricardofl@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: update seqlogit available
Date   Sat, 30 Aug 2008 13:00:11 -0300

Dear Maarten,

could you please send me some references of papers that applied this
kind of model (seqlogit). Itīs very interesting, gave me some ideas,
but I want to read some articles to understand it better.

Thanks a lot,

Joao Lima

2008/8/29 Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>:
> Thanks to Kit Baum an update of the -seqlogit- package is now available
> on SSC. The main change is that in this update I simplified the syntax
> of the -seqlogitdecomp- command.
>
> seqlogit fits a sequential logit model. This model estimates the
> effect of the explanatory variables on the probabilities of
> passing a set of transitions. For example, given a highest
> achieved level of education the researcher studies the effect of
> socio-economic status on the probabilities of passing the
> different transitions between levels of education. The user can
> specify any decision tree as long as each level of the dependent
> variable (e.g. level of education) can be reached through one and
> only one sequence of transitions. If these levels have values
> (e.g. years of education) than this model also implies an effect
> of the explanatory variable on the highest achieved level. The
> program seqlogitdecomp, which is part of the seqlogit package,
> displays a graph that decomposes this effect on the highest
> achieved level into parts that measure the effect on the
> probabilities of passing the transitions and the importance of
> each transition.
>
> -- Maarten
>
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