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RE: st: xthtaylor by hand or using xtivreg2

From   "Schaffer, Mark E" <>
To   <>
Subject   RE: st: xthtaylor by hand or using xtivreg2
Date   Thu, 10 Nov 2011 12:45:48 -0000


There is no easy way to do what you want to do, but I can think of a
slightly laborious way.

Say you rescale a single variable in your estimation by x1000.  The
estimation results won't change except for the coefficient(s) on the
variable, which will also change by a factor of 1000.

If you do this for each of your variables, one by one, you should be
able to deduce what the temporary variables correspond to.

Not exactly an interesting way to spend your time, but it should work.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: 
> [] On Behalf Of Nick Cox
> Sent: 10 November 2011 11:30
> To: ''
> Subject: RE: st: xthtaylor by hand or using xtivreg2
> Those are all names of temporary variables used within a 
> program and which disappear at program end. 
> Nick
> -----Original Message-----
> From: 
> [] On Behalf Of M.M. Kramer
> Sent: 10 November 2011 11:22
> To:
> Subject: Re: st: xthtaylor by hand or using xtivreg2
> Dear Mark,
> The xtoverid works very well, thanks a lot for your help. It 
> now gives 
> first stage results for all instrumented variables, and given 
> that all 
> variables are instrumented, I get many first stage results, including 
> some useful statistics. My only question is whether there is 
> an easy way 
> to see which variable is behind the "recoded" variable that xtoverid 
> creates (with names like: __00000J __00000M __00000P __00000S 
> __00000V, 
> etc). I was thinking to correlate them with the original variables to 
> see whether something can be inferred from that, but the new 
> variables 
> are not kept in Stata. Do you have any suggestion for this?
> Thanks,
> Marc
> >
> > Schaffer, Mark E wrote:
> >> Marc,
> >>
> >> The xtoverid update is now available (with thanks as usual 
> to Kit Baum).
> >> The -noi- option automatically triggers the -first- option in the
> >> internal call to -ivreg2- so you should see everything about the
> >> first-stage estimations.
> >>
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