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Re: st: AW: Why do logit model coefficients produce signs opposite to those obtained from OLS?


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: AW: Why do logit model coefficients produce signs opposite to those obtained from OLS?
Date   Thu, 4 Feb 2010 07:40:26 -0800 (PST)

--- On Thu, 4/2/10, Martin Weiss wrote:
> But you are probably more interested in marginal effects than the
> coefficients themselves?

Don't forget the humble odds ratio. A lot can be learned by treating
marginal effects and odds ratios as complementary pieces of
information, where the former changes in a meaningful way when the
baseline odds changes, while the latter controls for changes in the
baseline odds.

-- Maarten

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Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
Germany

http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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