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Re: st: nbreg with fixed effect vs xtnbreg,fe


From   Muhammad Anees <anees@aneconomist.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: nbreg with fixed effect vs xtnbreg,fe
Date   Tue, 7 Feb 2012 09:04:04 +0500

Are you sure about the fixed effects with cross sectional data? Why
not use dummies(categories) where you need to check the fixed effects.

Best,
Anees

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 1:55 AM, Shikha Sinha <shikha.sinha414@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I am trying to model count data with county fixed effect. It is a
> cross-sectional data. I want to know if
>
> xi: nbreg DV IV control i.county
>
> is same as
>
> xtnbreg DV IV control, fe i(county)
>
> I get different results. Please advise what is the best way to model
> count data with fixed effect.
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> Shikha
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COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
Attock 43600, Pakistan
http://www.aneconomist.com

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