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Re: st: Correcting Multicollinearity

From   Maarten Buis <>
Subject   Re: st: Correcting Multicollinearity
Date   Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:33:19 +0200

On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 1:22 PM, D. Demetriou wrote:
>> Is there any Stata tool to (partly) account for this
>> defect(multicollinearity) after this has been indicated by, for example, vif
>> or collin commands?

No, you can only do something about that before collecting your data
by choosing a specific design. After you have collected the data, the
correlations in the data are just what they are and you will just have
to learn to live with them.

Hope this helps,

Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
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