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


From   "Joao Ricardo F. Lima" <jricardofl@gmail.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 15:12:19 -0300

This advice isn´t an alternative to Maarten' s. It only demonstrate
how to the calculate 100 * (exp^b - 1) automatically (your original
question).

JR

2008/10/30 bumbuminc <bumbuminc@googlemail.com>:
> 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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