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FW: st: Regression Across Two Groups


From   Cameron McIntosh <cnm100@hotmail.com>
To   STATA LIST <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   FW: st: Regression Across Two Groups
Date   Tue, 13 Dec 2011 15:05:16 -0500

Indeed, I could be misreading too -- he may just be thinking of doing a linear regression using a log-transformed income DV, rather than using a non-linear probability model. :)Cam 

> Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 18:43:04 +0000
> Subject: Re: st: Regression Across Two Groups
> From: njcoxstata@gmail.com
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> 
> I am surprised at the road taken in this thread. To me this is better,
> or least more easily, handled as
> 
> earnings as response
> 
> experience as predictor
> 
> foreign qualifications as predictor (indicator variable. some say dummy)
> 
> and as such a fairly standard regression model, except that a
> logarithmic link or equivalent would seem natural.
> 
> I am not an economist, although British readers might like to be
> impressed by my A-level in Economics (Grade A) in 1969, so I may
> easily be misreading this.
> 
> Nick
> 
> On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 5:11 PM, Muhammad Anees <anees@aneconomist.com> wrote:
> 
> > I know this question is not related directly to Stata, but still
> > knowing the fact that an expert advice is possible from my peers in
> > statalist. My question is about comparing regression results across
> > two groups of individuals where one groups comprises of individuals
> > with specific characteristics while the other group does have that
> > characteristics. I would be interested in knowing if the relationship
> > between any two variables is different across the two groups. For
> > example, if I want to test, that the relationship between experience
> > and earnings across employees with forign qualifications and without
> > forign qualifications is different. I would be thankful to know if
> > there is any empirical examples describing such comparisons and how it
> > can be accomplished
> >
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