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Re: st: problems with frontier estimation


From   Camila Alva Estabridis <camilachay@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: problems with frontier estimation
Date   Fri, 12 Mar 2010 16:02:37 -0500

Hi,
I have talked with the computer service guys in my office and they already
did the update. My problem is already solve.

Thanks for answering Scott,

Camila


2010/3/12 Camila Alva Estabridis <camilachay@gmail.com>

> This is the message that I receive when I type "update query"
>
> . update query
> (contacting http://www.stata.com)
> Stata executable
>     folder:               Y:\STATA11MP\
>     name of file:         StataMP.exe
>     currently installed:  21 Oct 2009
>     latest available:     09 Mar 2010
> Ado-file updates
>     folder:               Y:\STATA11MP\ado\updates\
>     names of files:       (various)
>     currently installed:  09 Mar 2010
>     latest available:     09 Mar 2010
> Utilities updates
>     folder:               Y:\STATA11MP\utilities
>     names of files:       (various)
>     currently installed:  21 Oct 2009
>     latest available:     11 Feb 2010
>
> I am trying to update all....but I am having problems since my stata is in
> the office network and not installed at my computer...
>
> (Do you think that could be a problem?)
>
> Thanks!
>
> Camila
>
>
>
>
> 2010/3/12 Scott Merryman <scott.merryman@gmail.com>
>
> Are the executable and ado-files synchronized?
>>
>> What does -update query- recommend?
>>
>> Scott
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 9:01 AM, Camila Alva Estabridis
>> <camilachay@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >> I am working estimating a frontier sthocastic function using the
>> frontier
>> >> command. All was working fine: I could do the estimations, as
>> always....b=
>> > ut
>> >> today, I don=B4t know what has happened that I can not run the same do
>> >> file anymore...the most extrange thing is that my boss can run exactly
>> th=
>> > e
>> >> same program on his computer. Does anybody knows what could be
>> happening?
>> >>
>> >> The estimation is as simple as this:
>> >>
>> >>  #delimit;
>> >>    frontier lnpi lnprice2 lnprice3
>> >>      lnw1_fertil lnw1_manure lnw1_wage
>> >>      lnprice2_lnprice2 lnprice2_lnprice3
>> >>      lnprice3_lnprice3
>> >>      lnprice*_lnw1_*
>> >>      lnw1_wage_lnw1_*
>> >>      lnw1_manure_lnw1_manure lnw1_manure_lnw1_fertil
>> >>      lnw1_fertil_lnw1_fertil,
>> >>    dist(t);
>> >>
>> >> and then, it runs:
>> >>
>> >> Iteration 0:   log likelihood =3D  -2453.717  (not concave)
>> >> Iteration 1:   log likelihood =3D -2447.9898
>> >> Iteration 2:   log likelihood =3D  -2440.184
>> >> Iteration 3:   log likelihood =3D -2439.8862
>> >> Iteration 4:   log likelihood =3D -2439.1468
>> >> Iteration 5:   log likelihood =3D -2439.0261
>> >> Iteration 6:   log likelihood =3D -2438.8969  (not concave)
>> >> Iteration 7:   log likelihood =3D -2438.8598
>> >> Iteration 8:   log likelihood =3D  -2438.837
>> >> Iteration 9:   log likelihood =3D -2438.8258
>> >> Iteration 10:  log likelihood =3D -2438.8255
>> >> Iteration 11:  log likelihood =3D -2438.8255
>> >> Stoc. frontier normal/truncated-normal model      Number of obs   =3D
>> >> 1510
>> >>                                                  Wald chi2(20)   =3D
>> >> 122.49
>> >> Log likelihood =3D -2438.8255                       Prob > chi2     =3D
>> >> 0.0000
>> >> option nullok not allowed
>> >>                 stata():  3598  Stata returned error
>> >>   _b_table::di_titles():     -  function returned error
>> >>           _coef_table():     -  function returned error
>> >>                 <istmt>:     -  function returned error
>> >> r(3598);
>> >> end of do-file
>> >> r(3598);
>> >>
>> >> but it get stuck before presenting the tables....
>> >>
>> > Can anybody help me to understand what the error message r(3598) means?
>> >
>> > "[M-2]   error . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Return
>> code
>> > 3598
>> >        Stata returned error
>> >        You are using a Stata interface function and have asked Stata to
>> >        perform a task.  Stata could not or refused."
>>
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