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Re: st: Stata and Bayesian capabilities?

From   Stas Kolenikov <>
Subject   Re: st: Stata and Bayesian capabilities?
Date   Sat, 19 Jun 2010 01:28:14 -0400

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 5:20 PM, Sheena Sullivan
<> wrote:
> Three years ago there was some discussion on this list about Stata
> introducing Bayesian capabilities.  At that time, it seemed unlikely.  With
> the release of version 11 have things changed at all?

It's all in -help whatsnew-. The things have really changed in a
subtle way when a wider variety of distributions to simulate from
became available -- I believe it was between releases 10 and 11. If I
had to do any Bayesian analysis, I would code everything in Mata --
just like some people who are never happy with WinBUGS and program
their Bayesian stuff in R.

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