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Steven Samuels <ssamuels@albany.edu> |

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Re: st: nonconvergence of switching probit when data weighted |

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Thu, 12 Mar 2009 10:04:45 -0400 |

-Steve On Mar 12, 2009, at 9:52 AM, Paula Albuquerque wrote:

The weights are obtained through the European Social Surveydatabase, Isuppose many researchers before me have used them. But, I have alsowonderedthat if in Stata, the weights are the inverse of the probabilitythat theobservation is included, and probabilities should be between zeroand 1, theinverse should have a minimum of 1, shouldn't it? Paula -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of StevenSamuelsSent: quinta-feira, 12 de Março de 2009 13:14 To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: Re: st: nonconvergence of switching probit when data weighted Most of your weights are < 1, which is a sign of trouble, though maybe not yours. These observations do not even represent themselves. -Steve

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**References**:**st: nonconvergence of switching probit when data weighted***From:*"Paula Albuquerque" <pcma@iseg.utl.pt>

**Re: st: nonconvergence of switching probit when data weighted***From:*Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>

**RE: st: nonconvergence of switching probit when data weighted***From:*"Paula Albuquerque" <pcma@iseg.utl.pt>

**Re: st: nonconvergence of switching probit when data weighted***From:*Steven Samuels <ssamuels@albany.edu>

**RE: st: nonconvergence of switching probit when data weighted***From:*"Paula Albuquerque" <pcma@iseg.utl.pt>

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