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RE: st: areg Vs fe

From   Richard Williams <>
To, Stata <>
Subject   RE: st: areg Vs fe
Date   Tue, 13 Mar 2012 08:06:12 -0500

At 04:47 AM 3/13/2012, Ozgur Ozdemir wrote:

Hi Mohammed,
thanks for your response. However, the discussion you referred does not explain that if there is any test to find out which method to use ?

I don't think it is a matter or running a test; it is a matter of which is appropriate given the nature of your problem. The help for areg says "areg is designed for datasets with many groups, but not a number of groups that increases with the sample size."

Richard Williams, Notre Dame Dept of Sociology
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