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Re: st: -rqdeco- and -cdeco- help


From   Muhammad Anees <anees@aneconomist.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: -rqdeco- and -cdeco- help
Date   Fri, 19 Aug 2011 21:53:11 +0500

Thanks Jorge!

I am grateful for the great suggestion. It works.

2011/8/18 Jorge Eduardo Pérez Pérez <perez.jorge@ur.edu.co>:
> You can do several things:
>
> * Reduce the number of quantiles estimated. The default is 100, you
> can use 50, or 10.
> * Reduce the number of bootstrap replications
> * Type -set matafavor speed-
> * Run two sets of the bootstrap in parallel sessions. This is a little
> involved, and I have not tried with bootstrapping myself, but I think
> you can adapt the guidelines here:
>
> http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/sscc/pubs/stata_mi_condor.htm
>
> to run your bootstrap replications in several sets, and then merge
> them back. I have tried the example with multiple imputation  posted
> in that website and I obtain speed improvements against running the
> whole imputation in just one session of Stata. Have not tried with
> bootstrapping, but it should work the same way.
>
> I can provide some more guidelines if you want to try the last method,
> but my advice would be to try the other suggestions first.
>
> _______________________
> Jorge Eduardo Pérez Pérez
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 4:43 AM, Muhammad Anees <anees@aneconomist.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>>
>> I have been trying to decompose earnigs function between two groups
>> using the two stata user written code, namely -rqdeco- by Blaize Melly
>> and -cdeco- by Ivan Fernandez. I am unable to have any results even
>> waiting for 10-15 hours leaving my laptop to work the whol nights, but
>> no success. I am using Stata 10 on Windows 7, 32B and 2GB ram and 2GH
>> processor. Is there any idea which can help me to obtain the results
>> in shorter times. Or any other alternatives, I would be thankful.
>>
>> The codes could be downloaded from
>>
>> -cdeco- from http://people.bu.edu/ivanf/
>> -rqdecom from http://www.econ.brown.edu/fac/Blaise_Melly/code_rqdeco.html
>> --
>>
>>
>> Thanks
>> Anees
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Anees

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