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RE: st: nlcom, "Maximum number of iterations exceeded."


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: st: nlcom, "Maximum number of iterations exceeded."
Date   Mon, 23 Mar 2009 13:14:12 +0000 (GMT)

--- On Mon, 23/3/09, Mauro.PISU@oecd.org wrote:
> Thanks again for your reply, but I do not think the problem
> I have with nlcom has anything to do with the missing
> standard errors. As the examples below show, slightly
> modifying the nonlinear expression of the marginal effect
> (changing the exponent of _b[/Umi]), and using exactly the
> same parameters as before, produces sensible results. 

I think that the problem is that -nlcom- should not have given
you any results when you feed it a wrong model, like a model
with missing values on some standard errors. 

-- Maarten

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Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
Germany

http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/
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