Bookmark and Share

Notice: On March 31, it was announced that Statalist is moving from an email list to a forum. The old list will shut down on April 23, and its replacement, statalist.org is already up and running.


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: st: marginal effect of the interaction term in the probit model using margins command


From   Ridhima Gupta <g.ridhima@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: marginal effect of the interaction term in the probit model using margins command
Date   Thu, 30 Jun 2011 11:08:35 +0100

But Maarten doesn't this criticism apply to marginal effects in
general and not just the marginal effect on the intearction term?

On 6/30/11, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Ridhima Gupta wrote:
>> If I choose to summarise the average partial effect on the interaction
>> term by 1 number
>
> My point was that you should not do so. If you want to report marginal
> effects for interaction terms than you'll have to live with the fact
> that they vary widely and report it as such. There is no single number
> that can meaningfully summarize the marginal effect of interaction
> terms, they are just too variable.
>
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
>
> --------------------------
> Maarten L. Buis
> Institut fuer Soziologie
> Universitaet Tuebingen
> Wilhelmstrasse 36
> 72074 Tuebingen
> Germany
>
>
> http://www.maartenbuis.nl
> --------------------------
> *
> *   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/
>
*
*   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/


© Copyright 1996–2014 StataCorp LP   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   Site index