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Re: st: Overidentifying test

From   Michael Hanson <>
Subject   Re: st: Overidentifying test
Date   Tue, 14 Jul 2009 08:03:50 -0400

On Jul 13, 2009, at 8:18 AM, Tharshini Thangavelu wrote:

*sc install overid
variable install not found
no variables defined

unrecognized command:  overid

-sc- is interpreted by Stata as an abbreviation for -twoway graph scatter-, I believe. That would be consistent with the error message you receive: you likely do not have a variable named "install" in your data set to plot against another variable named "overid". And since you did not the -ssc- command to install -overid-, the latter command is not recognized by your copy of Stata.

Try your same command after replacing -sc- with -ssc-, and report back to the list if you still have problems.

Hope this helps,

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