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Re: st: outliers


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: outliers
Date   Fri, 27 Aug 2010 13:52:16 +0000 (GMT)

--- On Fri, 27/8/10, fabio.zona@unibocconi.it wrote:
> So: can I say that mmregress is always better than "regress
> with robust option" and also than "regress without robust
> option"?

No, such statements containing the word always are always wrong
[this statement being the only exception ;) ]. 

When it comes to outliers you should not look at technology
for the answer, but at knowledge of where those outliers come
from.

-- 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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