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Re: st:about the maximum dimension of mixlogit estimation


From   Nina YIN <yinnina.ccer@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st:about the maximum dimension of mixlogit estimation
Date   Tue, 19 Jun 2012 15:54:31 +0200

Thank you, Maarten!
I will keep in mind  your words!

Best,
Nina




On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 3:41 PM, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 3:33 PM, Nina YIN wrote:
>> But I guess I might need to estimate more than 10 additional random
>> effects, do you think it's impossible?
>
> It may be possible, but it would certainly be very hard to estimate
> and would probably make no sense. With random effects models you
> should always think "less is more" (*).
>
> -- Maarten
>
> (*) actually this is true for all models, but it is especially true
> for random effects models
>
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