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Joerg Luedicke <joerg.luedicke@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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Re: st: Fwd: How to interpret regression? |

Date |
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 10:03:51 -0500 |

Maarten, as far as I understand the original posting, continuous wealth is not interacted with categorical wealth. As far as I can see she interacts a set of dummies with continuous wealth, and then the set of dummies with categorical wealth. Joerg On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 9:35 AM, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> wrote: > On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 3:57 PM, Joerg Luedicke wrote: >> In any case, I find it hard to see why you would include wealth >> as a continuous variable and a categorical version of wealth in the >> same model. > > In that case you'll get a step function with a slope, which is not > necessarily wrong but often hard to justify. If that appeals to > someone, than a linear spline will probably appeal to such a person > even more, especially since a linear spline often makes much more > sense. See -help mkspline-. > > -- Maarten > > --------------------------------- > Maarten L. Buis > WZB > Reichpietschufer 50 > 10785 Berlin > Germany > > http://www.maartenbuis.nl > --------------------------------- > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: Fwd: How to interpret regression?***From:*Kresten Buch <krestensb@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Fwd: How to interpret regression?***From:*Joerg Luedicke <joerg.luedicke@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Fwd: How to interpret regression?***From:*Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>

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