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Tirthankar Chakravarty <tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com> |

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: st: 'margin' and marg. effects of second-order polynomials |

Date |
Thu, 30 Dec 2010 11:49:17 -0800 |

Justina, I was puzzled by this: "Please be so kind to stop being offensive." for a while till I re-read my email, and realised that the sentence: "[...], it is sometimes a good exercise to check these yourself" might be taken to mean that I was implying that you had not read the manual. That was not what I meant at all. I meant that you could reconfirm Stata command calculations (and what it says in the manual) by reconstructing them differently, as I do above. However, since not wanting to give offense does not sometimes mean that offense is not taken, I offer you my sincere apologies. I am glad that you arrived at a solution for your Stata problem. Best, T On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 6:44 AM, Justina Fischer <JFischer@diw.de> wrote: > Tirthankar, > > some further exploration into my data (I am estimating an ordered probit, > not a probit) revealed that I chose the values of my explanatory variables > such that by coincidence facevalues of marginal effects appeared identical. > > Choosing differing values changed that picture. Hence, you are right, and I > am very happy with the 'margins'-results. > > As aside: Of course I read the manual prior to experimenting with a new > command - it is the feature of getting marginal effects rights for > polynomials why I wanted to switch from using mfx. Please be so kind to stop > being offensive. > > Justina > > -- To every ω-consistent recursive class κ of formulae there correspond recursive class signs r, such that neither v Gen r nor Neg(v Gen r) belongs to Flg(κ) (where v is the free variable of r). * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: 'margin' and marg. effects of second-order polynomials***From:*Justina Fischer <JFischer@diw.de>

**Re: st: 'margin' and marg. effects of second-order polynomials***From:*Tirthankar Chakravarty <tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com>

**Antwort: Re: st: 'margin' and marg. effects of second-order polynomials***From:*Justina Fischer <JFischer@diw.de>

**Re: Re: st: 'margin' and marg. effects of second-order polynomials***From:*Tirthankar Chakravarty <tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com>

**Antwort: Re: Re: st: 'margin' and marg. effects of second-order polynomials***From:*Justina Fischer <JFischer@diw.de>

**Re: Re: Re: st: 'margin' and marg. effects of second-order polynomials***From:*Tirthankar Chakravarty <tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com>

**Antwort: Re: Re: Re: st: 'margin' and marg. effects of second-order polynomials***From:*Justina Fischer <JFischer@diw.de>

**Re: Re: Re: Re: st: 'margin' and marg. effects of second-order polynomials***From:*Tirthankar Chakravarty <tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com>

**Antwort: Re: Re: Re: Re: st: 'margin' and marg. effects of second-order polynomials***From:*Justina Fischer <JFischer@diw.de>

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