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


From   bumbuminc <bumbuminc@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Mincer wage function as a log function - how can stata calculate the percent values
Date   Thu, 30 Oct 2008 15:55:31 +0100

Thanks for your answer, but i think i'm going with the advice from Maarten buis.
Boris

2008/10/29, Joao Ricardo F. Lima <jricardofl@gmail.com>:
> Boris,
>
> I don´t know if you want this, however try:
>
> **************begin example******************
> sysuse nlsw88, clear
> gen ttl_exp2 = ttl_exp^2
> gen wage_log = ln(wage)
> reg wage_log ttl_exp ttl_exp2 grade
>
> foreach x of varlist ttl_exp ttl_exp2 grade {
> 	di (exp(_b[`x'])-1)*100
> }
> ***************end example*******************
>
> HTH,
>
> Joao Lima
>
>
> 2008/10/29 bumbuminc <bumbuminc@googlemail.com>:
>> 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
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