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Re: st: Backed-up message on last iteration


From   Shourjo Chakravorty <shourjo@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Backed-up message on last iteration
Date   Mon, 3 Oct 2011 22:19:32 -0400

Btw I am using Stata11.

On 3 October 2011 22:02, Shourjo Chakravorty <shourjo@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I am estimating a partially-observable biprobit model with the dfp and
> bfgs techniques.Sometimes I get the "backed-up message" on the last
> iteration. I've read the archives here and it says I can trust the
> results. I am asking because in the book by Gould, Pitblando and Poi
> (2010) "maximum likelihood estimation with stata" it states that I
> cannot trust the results if the last iteration has this message (page
> 20). I am a beginner and would be grateful if someone could clarify my
> confusion.
>
> Best,
> Shourjo
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