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Re: st: Calculation of cubic splines


From   Mikkel Brabrand <mikkel@brabrand.net>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Calculation of cubic splines
Date   Thu, 19 May 2011 16:35:33 +0200

Thank you all, you have - again - been most helpful!

Mikkel

Den 19/05/2011 kl. 16.29 skrev Maarten Buis:

> On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 4:21 PM, Mikkel Brabrand <mikkel@brabrand.net> wrote:
>> But is predict not a post estimation command? How can I then use the same weights? Sorry if this is a stupid question but I have spend a frustrating looooong time on this!
> 
> You estimate your model on your original dataset, than you open your
> new dataset, create the splines, and predict. -predict- does not know
> or care whether you use the same data that where used for estimating
> the model. I make this sound as an convenient error in Stata, but it
> is actually a feature. (Or it was an error that turned out to be so
> useful that someone at StataCorp decided that "yeah, we meant to do
> that". We'll never know...)
> 
> -- Maarten
> 
> --------------------------
> Maarten L. Buis
> Institut fuer Soziologie
> Universitaet Tuebingen
> Wilhelmstrasse 36
> 72074 Tuebingen
> Germany
> 
> 
> http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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