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Re: st: Biprobit


From   Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Biprobit
Date   Mon, 20 Jul 2009 12:01:23 -0400

But see
-cmp- on SSC.
Also, maybe you do want to combine categories to use -biprobit- but
you should make that choice consciously...

On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 11:56 AM, Maarten buis<maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>
> --- On Mon, 20/7/09, nigussie Tefera wrote:
>> (a) I have two dependent variables (both dummy variables):
>> one has two categories ( 0 and 1) and the second dependent
>> variable has three categories (0, 1, and 2).  Is it possible
>> to estimate the joint relationship betwees these two
>> dependent variables using the biprobit command?
>
> No, both depedent variables need to be dichotomous.
>
>> (b) Note: I run the regression and STATA provided some
>> results.
>
> For the second dependent variable it probably combines
> categories 1 and 2. This would be consistent with the
> behavior of -logit- and -probit-, which compare the
> categories 0 versus non-0. This is probably not what
> you want.
>
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
>
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