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Re: st: Time series quadrature error

From   Mark Ludwig <>
To   "" <>
Subject   Re: st: Time series quadrature error
Date   Thu, 1 Oct 2009 19:57:39 -0700

On Oct 1, 2009, at 6:39 PM, Clive Nicholas wrote:

Mark Ludwig wrote:

I have built a dataset that combines monthly Gallup polls during the
presidential election season. To this I have added some additional variables
as controls (eg, the relevant CPI rate during the month each poll was
taken). I am attempting to run an xtlogit with one-period lags and get the
following error message:

number of quadrature points must be less than or equal to number of

I am not sure what's wrong ... I have more than 10,000 observations in the

Section 3.3 of Statalist says:

"Say exactly what you typed and exactly what Stata typed (or did) in
response. N.B. exactly! If you can, reproduce the error with one of
Stata's provided datasets or a simple concocted dataset that you
include in your posting."

Clive Nicholas

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number of quadrature points must be less than or equal to number of obs

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