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Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@ND.edu> |

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RE: st: RE: Interpretation of quadratic terms |

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Wed, 10 Mar 2010 08:40:46 -0500 |

At 07:34 AM 3/10/2010, Rodolphe Desbordes wrote:

Dear Rosie, Nick and Roger,To conclude this thread and summarise the main arguments put forwardby Nick, Roger and myself:A) There can be some good reasons for "pre-emptive centering": a) toavoid computational issues, which are unlikely to arise with moderneconometric softwares such as Stata; b) to provide substantive interpretation.

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**Follow-Ups**:**RE: st: RE: Interpretation of quadratic terms***From:*Rodolphe Desbordes <rodolphe.desbordes@strath.ac.uk>

**References**:**Re: st: RE: Interpretation of quadratic terms***From:*Rosie Chen <jiarongchen2002@yahoo.com>

**RE: st: RE: Interpretation of quadratic terms***From:*Rodolphe Desbordes <rodolphe.desbordes@strath.ac.uk>

**RE: st: RE: Interpretation of quadratic terms***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**Re: st: RE: Interpretation of quadratic terms***From:*Roger Newson <r.newson@imperial.ac.uk>

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