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Re: st: xtivreg2 query


From   Bonnie Wilson <wilsonbe@slu.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: xtivreg2 query
Date   Thu, 22 Mar 2012 20:05:17 -0500

Thanks for sticking with the puzzle Mark.  (I'm beginning to think
I've got a good excuse for a Stata upgrade.)

Here's the Stata output...

lots of stuff...

  if "`version'" != "" &
"`first'`ffirst'`rf'`noheader'`nofooter'`dropfirst'`droprf'`eform'`p
> lus'" != "" {
    di as err "option version not allowed"
    error 198
    }
    if "`version'" != "" {
    di in gr "`lversion'"
    ereturn clear
    ereturn local version `lversion'
    exit
    }
    if `"`e(cmd)'"' != "`ivreg2_cmd'" {
    error 301
    }
    if "`e(firsteqs)'" != "" & "`dropfirst'" == "" {
    local savefirst "savefirst"
    }
    if "`e(rfeq)'" != "" & "`droprf'" == "" {
    local saverf "saverf"
    }
    }
  - else {
  - syntax [anything(name=0)] [if] [in] [aw fw pw iw/] [, FIRST FFIRST
NOID NOCOLLIN SAVEFIRST
> SAVEFPrefix(name) SMall Robust CLuster(varname) GMM CUE CUEINIT(string) CUEOPTions(string) OR
> THOG(string) ENDOGtest(string) FWL(string) NOConstant Level(integer $S_level) Beta hc2 hc3 NO
> HEader NOFOoter NOOUTput title(string) subtitle(string) DEPname(string) EForm(string) PLUS BW
> (string) kernel(string) Tvar(varname) Ivar(varname) LIML COVIV FULLER(real 0) Kclass(string)
> REDundant(string) RF SAVERF SAVERFPrefix(name) B0(string) SMATRIX(string) WMATRIX(string) EWM
> ATRIX(string) sw swpsd dofminus(integer 0) ]
  = syntax [anything(name=0)] [if] [in] [aw fw pw iw/] [, FIRST FFIRST
NOID NOCOLLIN SAVEFIRST
> SAVEFPrefix(name) SMall Robust CLuster(varname) GMM CUE CUEINIT(string) CUEOPTions(string) OR
> THOG(string) ENDOGtest(string) FWL(string) NOConstant Level(integer 95) Beta hc2 hc3 NOHEader
>  NOFOoter NOOUTput title(string) subtitle(string) DEPname(string) EForm(string) PLUS BW(strin
> g) kernel(string) Tvar(varname) Ivar(varname) LIML COVIV FULLER(real 0) Kclass(string) REDund
> ant(string) RF SAVERF SAVERFPrefix(name) B0(string) SMATRIX(string) WMATRIX(string) EWMATRIX(
> string) sw swpsd dofminus(integer 0) ]
option partial() not allowed
    local n 0
    gettoken lhs 0 : 0, parse(" ,[") match(paren)
    IsStop `lhs'
    if `s(stop)' {
    error 198




On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 7:38 PM, Schaffer, Mark E <M.E.Schaffer@hw.ac.uk> wrote:
> Bonnie,
>
> This is very odd.  Neither -xtivreg2- nor -ivreg28- has an error message that says "option partial() not allowed"; this must be being generated by Stata for some reason.
>
> I don't have a Stata 8.2 around but I tried mimicking your installation with Stata 9.2 and couldn't reproduce it.
>
> Maybe try
>
> set trace on
>
> and then
>
> xtivreg2 growth5 ef loggroups, fe
>
> This will display the commands that are being executed by -xtivreg2-, line by line.  If you could post the lines just before Stata crashes with the error message, we might be able to work out what is going wrong.
>
> --Mark
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of
>> Bonnie Wilson
>> Sent: 23 March 2012 00:02
>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> Subject: Re: st: xtivreg2 query
>>
>> Mark,
>>
>> As best I can tell, there's only one xtivreg2 and one ivreg28, no
>> ivreg2 and no ivreg29.
>>
>> Results from Stata are below...(and I've taken a peak in the
>> directories.  I see the same thing that Stata reports.)
>>
>> Thanks for the suggestion.  Any further thoughts would be appreciated.
>>
>> Again, here's an example of what's happening:
>>
>> tsset country_number yr2
>>        panel variable:  country_number, 1 to 173
>>         time variable:  yr2, 1 to 3
>>
>> . xtivreg2 growth5 ef loggroups, fe
>> Warning - singleton groups detected.  2 observation(s) not used.
>> option partial() not allowed
>> r(198);
>>
>>
>> I believe I understand the "warning."  What I don't
>> understand is "option partial() not allowed".
>>
>> Bonnie
>>
>>
>> . which xtivreg2, all
>>
>> c:\ado\plus\x\xtivreg2.ado
>> *! xtivreg2 1.0.13 28Aug2011
>> *! author mes
>>
>> . which ivreg28, all
>>
>> c:\ado\plus\i\ivreg28.ado
>> *! ivreg28 2.1.22  6July2007
>> *! authors cfb & mes
>> *! cloned from official ivreg version 5.0.9  19Dec2001 *! see
>> end of file for version comments
>>
>> . which ivreg2
>> command ivreg2 not found as either built-in or ado-file r(111);
>>
>> . which ivreg29
>> command ivreg29 not found as either built-in or ado-file r(111);
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 5:43 PM, Schaffer, Mark E
>> <M.E.Schaffer@hw.ac.uk> wrote:
>> > Bonnie,
>> >
>> > Might you have multiple versions of -xtivreg2- or -ivreg28-
>> lurking on your machine?
>> >
>> > which xtivreg2, all
>> >
>> > which ivreg2, all
>> >
>> > will tell you.
>> >
>> > Or maybe there is a version of -ivreg29- or -ivreg2-
>> installed?  That would cause problems if you try to run them
>> under Stata 8.2.
>> >
>> > --Mark
>> >
>> >> -----Original Message-----
>> >> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> >> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Bonnie
>> >> Wilson
>> >> Sent: 22 March 2012 19:38
>> >> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> >> Subject: Re: st: xtivreg2 query
>> >>
>> >> Sorry...that was a typo on my part.  I am indeed using xtivreg2...
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 2:15 PM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > -xtivreg- is an official Stata command. It is nothing to do with
>> >> > -ivreg2- or -xtivreg2- or their variants, which are user-written.
>> >> >
>> >> > Nick
>> >> >
>> >> > On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 7:09 PM, Bonnie Wilson
>> >> <wilsonbe@slu.edu> wrote:
>> >> >> Thanks for the fwl() option suggestion as well as the
>> >> suggestion to
>> >> >> upgrade from Kit.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Problem is...I'm not using the partial option.  At
>> least, I don't
>> >> >> think I'm using the partial option.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> For example, I write
>> >> >>
>> >> >> xtivreg y x1 x2, fe
>> >> >>
>> >> >> And I get "option partial() not allowed".
>> >> >>
>> >> >> I have installed ivreg29.  If I try to use the partial
>> option and
>> >> >> write
>> >> >>
>> >> >> xtivreg y x1 x2, fe partial(x2)
>> >> >>
>> >> >> ...I still get "option partial() not allowed".
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Any further thoughts would be much appreciated.
>> >> >>
>> >> >
>> >> > *
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Saint Louis University
3674 Lindell Blvd.
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