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Re: st: hlm utility in Stata10


From   Grigore Pop-Eleches <grigopop@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: hlm utility in Stata10
Date   Wed, 11 Mar 2009 11:22:31 -0700 (PDT)

You're right that xtmixed does much of the same stuff but it runs excruciatingly slow on my computer (since I am using a very large dataset) and I had heard that hlm is significantly faster.



----- Original Message ----
From: Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com>
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Sent: Wednesday, March 11, 2009 11:41:42 AM
Subject: Re: st: hlm utility in Stata10

Have you tried -xtmixed-? My understanding is that it covers most of
what you can imagine with hierarchical linear models, although the
terminology might be different (biostatistics vs. social sciences).

On 3/11/09, Grigore Pop-Eleches <grigopop@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
>  I was wondering if you'd be kind enough to post the following question on Statalist.
>
>  "I have been trying to run Sean Reardon's hlm utility in Stata 10, and even though I have successfully installed HLM 6.0 and the hlm module, and set the path name, I keep getting an error message in Stata saying "file HLM2MDM.STS not found" and in a separate window another message that HLM does not recognize my version of Stata. When running the mkmdm command, Stata creates a new .dta file, as well as a .mdmt and a .mdmvars file but not a .mdm file.
>
>  Does anyone have an idea what could be going on? Does hlm only run with Stata 8.2 but not later versions? Or am I doing something wrong?
>
>  Thanks,
>
>  Grigore Pop-Eleches
>  Politics Dep't - Princeton University
>
>
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