Statalist


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: st: rho in biprobit


From   "Nirina F" <fstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: rho in biprobit
Date   Tue, 18 Nov 2008 09:10:45 -0500

Thank you for responding Maarten. So to get the right rho, what should I do?
Thanks
Nirina

On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 9:04 AM, Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> --- Nirina F <fstata@gmail.com> wrote:
>> In my biprobit I get rho=0.6 and 0.7 and then to 3.
>> I thought that rho has to be between -1 and 1. Am I right?
>> What is the econometric meaning of this rho being 3 then?   If this
>> is nonsense then why does Stata runs and give that result anyway?
>
> Looks to me that you are looking at /athrho instead of rho. /athrho is
> the Fisher's z transformed rho, and can range from minus infinity to
> plus infinity.
>
> -- Maarten
>
>
> -----------------------------------------
> Maarten L. Buis
> Department of Social Research Methodology
> Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
> Boelelaan 1081
> 1081 HV Amsterdam
> The Netherlands
>
> visiting address:
> Buitenveldertselaan 3 (Metropolitan), room N515
>
> +31 20 5986715
>
> http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/
> -----------------------------------------
>
>
>
> *
> *   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/



© Copyright 1996–2014 StataCorp LP   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   What's new   |   Site index