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Re: st: Interpretation of nldecompose regression output

From   Maarten Buis <>
Subject   Re: st: Interpretation of nldecompose regression output
Date   Thu, 13 Oct 2011 15:02:54 +0200

Those questions are answered in the article, to which you do have
access if you are willing to pay $8.75, or you can wait a couple of
months till the moving wall passes and the article becomes free.

-- Maarten

--- On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 2:40 PM, Ilaria Maselli wrote:
> Unfortunately I do not have access, but I checked the presentation about
> this:
> Two things are not clear:
> - which is the true result: the one with Omega = 0 or Omega = 1?
> - why there is no significance level like in the output of the Oaxaca
> command?
> - how to interpret the coefficient. For example, taking omega=1, does it
> mean that 25% of the wage differential is due to different characteristics
> and 75% to discrimination?

--- On Thursday, October 13, 2011 2:26 PM Maarten Buis wrote:
> Did you read the article which introduced -nldecompose-?
> M. Sinning, M. Hahn, and T. K. Bauer (2008) "The Blinder-Oaxaca
> decomposition for nonlinear regression models" The Stata Journal,
> 8(4): 480-492.

Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
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