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st: Re: Making Cohorts


From   ajjee <ajjee1@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: Making Cohorts
Date   Fri, 29 Oct 2010 04:51:57 -0700 (PDT)

http://statalist.1588530.n2.nabble.com/file/n5686173/attitudes.dta
attitudes.dta 

Dear Maarten
Thanks for you replies. I'm attching my data file with some variables. My
dependent variable is Y and independent variables sex I.age I.edur I.pol
I.inc.

When I give xtset country year.....it gives the error of repeated values. I
hope now it will be esay to understand my problem.

Thanks in advance.

Ajjee


Maarten buis wrote:
> 
> --- On Fri, 29/10/10, ajjee wrote:
>> "Suppose that yit is a 0–1 variable indicating whether a
>> household has access to a telephone or not, and that this
>> indicator variable is a linear function of explanatory
>> variables. We acknowledge this being an unusual assumption
>> as in reality it is not possible for a 0–1 indicator to be a
>> linear function of variables, since the linear function can
>> take any value whereas the indicator is binary. However, the
>> estimation procedure which we have adopted involves subsequent
>> aggregation of the individual data. We removed yit to be
>> linear in the explanatory variables in order for the
>> aggregation to give a relation between the share of 1’s
>> and the average of the explanatory variables."
>> 
>> Thats why I wrote a linear function and asked for how to
>> make a cohort data according to that. 
> 
> The average of a dummy variable is a proportion, which is
> still bounded between 0 and 1 (inclusive). So the averaging
> does not solve the problem of boundedness of your dependent
> variable.
> 
> If I understand you correctly, you go through this excercise
> because you don't have real panel data. You can use -xtlogit- 
> or -xtmelogit- for your data. The higher level unit is than 
> country not individual, which seems to be what your technique 
> usuccessfuly tries to do as well.
> 
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
> 
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> 
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