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Re: st: regression with dependent variable ranging from 0 to 1


From   "Andrea Rispoli" <andrea.rspl@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: regression with dependent variable ranging from 0 to 1
Date   Tue, 30 Dec 2008 20:04:40 +0100

It is an Herfindahl index of concentration, it ranges from 0 to 1 (in
principle) : in my specific case:

Variable |       Obs        Mean    Std. Dev.       Min        Max
-------------+--------------------------------------------------------
 H         |    213620    .0190621    .0920916          0   .6477536


On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 7:17 PM, SR Millis <srmillis@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Andrea,
>
> What exactly is your dependent variable?  What does it purport to measure?
>
> SR Millis
>
>
> --- On Tue, 12/30/08, Andrea Rispoli <andrea.rspl@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> From: Andrea Rispoli <andrea.rspl@gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: st: regression with dependent variable ranging from 0 to 1
>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> Date: Tuesday, December 30, 2008, 12:47 PM
>> Thank you. I tried this but I reach a message which says
>> "Hessian has
>> become unstable or asymmetric
>> data not suitable for non-standard family-link
>> combination".
>> Maybe I should mention that my dependent variable is
>> continuous.
>> Is there anything I could do?
>> Thank you
>> AR
>
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