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Re: st: Right Censored ordered probit with Stata 11


From   Urmi Bhattacharya <ub3@indiana.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Right Censored ordered probit with Stata 11
Date   Fri, 23 Sep 2011 18:41:55 +0530

Hi Austin,

Thanks for the putting the original code.

This was the code I referred to ( though I should have put this up
myself). It seems to me that the global macros like $ML_Y1, theta1,etc
are not defined here which led me to think a part of the code is
missing maybe. Or could be that I am going horribly wrong somewhere.

Thanks

Urmi
On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 6:17 PM, Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com> wrote:
> Nick--
> Looks like the original code is here:
> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2003-07/msg00917.html
> but I have never tried to estimate a censored ordered probit, and I
> strongly suspect convergence will be difficult to be confident of.
> It looks like Owen just adapted that original code into an ado for his
> own use, and I don't see any further development,
> but I am guessing Maarten Buis will have some input on this
> problem--wasn't his dissertation research related to this problem?
> (see what I did there?  we call that passing the buck in this country)
>
> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 8:23 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I don't know what "the code provided by Edoardo" is.
>>
>> All I can see is the code in the Statalist posting your referred to in
>> your first post. I see no obvious problems in the use of global macros
>> there.
>>
>> Someone else may be able to help (much) more, but you'd increase your
>> chance of better help by giving precise details of what you mean.
>>
>> Nick
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 11:03 AM, Urmi Bhattacharya <ub3@indiana.edu> wrote:
>>> Thanks Nick.
>>> I have been trying to use the code provided by Edoardo, but it seems
>>> the global macros are undefined, suggesting a bit of the log file has
>>> not been pasted. As for Owen Haaga's code, I can't figure out how to
>>> frame the command after running the ado files defining the program.
>>> I am hoping someone on the list has run  into a similar problem and
>>> would be able to provide me with suggestions on how to work it.
>>> Thanks
>>>
>>> Urmi
>>> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 12:47 PM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> That posting included code, which you can copy. I have no idea how good it is.
>>>>
>>>> Owen Haaga hasn't been back to Statalist since, but the person with
>>>> the same name who works at the Urban Institute may be the same person.
>>>> Odds are that Austin Nichols will know.
>>>>
>>>> Nick
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 8:02 AM, Urmi Bhattacharya <ub3@indiana.edu> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> > I am interested in running  a right censored ordered probit for grade
>>>> > attainment. I saw in the statalist archive that Owen Haaga had written
>>>> > a generalized ado file for doing the same for version 8.
>>>> > http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2003-08/msg00426.html
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> > I was wondering how could I access the ado file  and run it ?
>>>> >
>>>> > Does someone know how if there is a different program for doing the same?
>
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