Statalist


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

RE: st: RE: [XTIVREG2] Cause of Errors? IV or Cluster {Update doesn't help me}


From   "Schaffer, Mark E" <M.E.Schaffer@hw.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: [XTIVREG2] Cause of Errors? IV or Cluster {Update doesn't help me}
Date   Wed, 26 Aug 2009 19:54:07 +0100

Indeed.  To be more precise, in my experience the Mata errors usually go
away after Stata itself is updated.

--Mark

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu 
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nick Cox
> Sent: 26 August 2009 18:39
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: RE: st: RE: [XTIVREG2] Cause of Errors? IV or 
> Cluster {Update doesn't help me}
> 
> Updating your user-written ado files through -ssc- does 
> nothing to the official Mata installation. 
> 
> I think Mark means that you should -update- your Stata. You 
> don't answer his question on whether you did that. 
> 
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
> 
> javanfish (a.k.a. Sungbok Lee, TAMU) 
> 
> I wish that -update- resolve these errors. But still.
> 
> . which ivreg2
> c:\ado\plus\i\ivreg2.ado
> *! ivreg2 2.2.09  17jul2008
> *! authors cfb & mes
> *! see end of file for version comments
> 
> . which xtivreg2
> c:\ado\plus\x\xtivreg2.ado
> *! xtivreg2 1.0.09 4Nov2007
> *! author mes
> 
> . which ranktest
> c:\ado\plus\r\ranktest.ado
> *! ranktest 1.1.03  4May2008
> *! author mes, based on code by fk
> 
> . ssc install ranktest
> checking ranktest consistency and verifying not already installed...
> all files already exist and are up to date.
> 
> . ssc install ivreg2
> checking ivreg2 consistency and verifying not already installed...
> all files already exist and are up to date.
> 
> . ssc install xtivreg2
> checking xtivreg2 consistency and verifying not already installed...
> all files already exist and are up to date.
> 
> Does it depend on the version of STATA? Someone mentioned 
> about it but I am not sure.
> 
> "Schaffer, Mark E" <M.E.Schaffer@hw.ac.uk>
> 
> Which versions of -xtivreg2-, -ivreg2- and -ranktest- are you using?
> 
> And have you updated your version of Stata with -update all-?
> 
> In my experience these Mata errors usually go away after a 
> full updating.
> 
> 
> >> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of 
> javanfish
> 
> >> What am I supposed to do for this error?
> >>
> >> xi: xtivreg2 y (x1 x2 x3  = iv1 iv2 iv3 iv4 iv5) i.time, fe small
> >> cluster(group)
> >>
> >> i.time            _Itime_1-50     (naturally coded; _Itime_50
> omitted)
> >>
> >> Warning - singleton groups detected.  1 observation(s) not used.
> >>           panelsetup_u():  3301  subscript invalid
> >>               panelsetup():     -  function returned error
> >>                      rkstat():     -  function returned error
> >>                     <istmt>:     -  function returned error
> >>
> >> I followed the prevous directions. But Still.
> >> My stata is version 10 with 64-bit
> >
> >
> >> Just in case, I experimented why it has the errors.
> >>
> >> xi: xtivreg2 y (x1 x2 x3  = iv1 iv2 iv3 iv4 iv5) i.time, fe
> >> small   --> no
> >> errors
> >>
> >> xi: xtivreg2 y x1^ x2^ x3^ i.time, fe small cluster(group)
> >> --> no errors
> >>
> >> where X1^ indicates the instrumented value of x1 in the 
> first stage.
> >>
> >>
> >> I hope these experiments to help you to answer me.
> 
> *
> *   For searches and help try:
> *   http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search
> *   http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
> *   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/
> 


-- 
Heriot-Watt University is a Scottish charity
registered under charity number SC000278.


*
*   For searches and help try:
*   http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search
*   http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
*   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/



© Copyright 1996–2014 StataCorp LP   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   What's new   |   Site index