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Re: st: Marginal Effect Probit - percent points?


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Marginal Effect Probit - percent points?
Date   Mon, 31 Aug 2009 14:43:59 +0000 (GMT)

--- On Mon, 31/8/09, Sophia Rüster wrote:
> Example:
> Pr(Y=1) = 0.5
> Marginal Effect of x on y = 0.1 
> 
> (1) Does it mean Pr(Y=1) changes to 0.6 (0.5+0.1)
> (2) or does it mean Pr(Y=1) changes to 0.55 (0.5*1.1)

(1)

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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