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Re: st: MIXLOGIT: marginal effects


From   Clive Nicholas <clivelists@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: MIXLOGIT: marginal effects
Date   Thu, 9 Feb 2012 01:24:54 +0000

Brendan Halpin replied to Christopher 'Kit' Baum:

> To be fair to Maarten, he is only proposing the LPM in the context of
> people so committed to additive effects on the probability scale, that
> they insist on interpreting only the average marginal effects and
> ignoring the underlying model.

Those last four words looks to me like yet another strong argument
against using such models: they are statistically useless and simply
should not be used, period.

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