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"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> |

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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st: RE: Mincer wage function as a log function - how can stata calculate the percent values |

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Wed, 29 Oct 2008 11:09:37 +0100 |

The question is unclear: With a response in log and covariates in levels, you interpret the coefficients as semi-elasticities, see, for instance, Baum(2006) (http://www.stata-press.com/books/imeus.html), chap. 4.3.4. Now where do you want to take it from here? HTH Martin -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of bumbuminc Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2008 10:34 AM To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: st: Mincer wage function as a log function - how can stata calculate the percent values Hi, i have here the standard Mincer wage function as a log function: Log(W) = b + cX ^2 + dX + eX + fX Now if i want the Values of the coefficients in percent i have to calculate by hand every value with: 100 * (exp^b - 1) Is there a way that stata can do this after the regress command? Thanks Boris * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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