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Re: st: Esttab and "too many base levels specified"


From   ma9545@bdvb.de
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Esttab and "too many base levels specified"
Date   Sun, 14 Oct 2012 22:11:18 +0200 (CEST)

Hi again,
lb* are variables for each line of business, it is the proportion of
business written in a line of business. These are not dummy variables. I
tried the version you suggested, however, I have the same problem again
(too many base levels specified). What else is possible?


> OK, I see. You don't have -if- or -in- statements in your -logit-
> regressions, but it still could be that missing observations result in
> what you've -fvset- as base being omitted from your regression
> samples.
>
> Try something like -fvset base last year- before your regressions. You
> should do the same for the -lb*- variable (I guess it is represented
> by one of the local macros).
>
> "HTH" is an acronym for "hope this helps." Sorry for the short-hand. :-)
>
> On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 2:43 PM,  <ma9545@bdvb.de> wrote:
>> Hi HTH,
>> What do you mean with using statements -if and -in?
>> Can you give an example based on my dofile?
>> And how can I bind my fvset?
>> I didnt find such examples in the handbook..
>> Thanks
>> Mehmet
>>
>>
>>> Your -fvset- may not be binding. Do you use an -if- or -in- statement
>>> that removes your -fvset- from the regression sample?
>>>
>>> I am most successful using -last- with -fvset-. HTH.
>>>
>>> On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 1:58 PM,  <ma9545@bdvb.de> wrote:
>>>> Dear friends, I have a serious problem. Please help me. I'm running a
>>>> bunch of regressions, storing the results, and trying to output the
>>>> results using esttab. Whenever I run my regressions and include
>>>> business
>>>> or year dummies, esttab gives me the error "too many base levels
>>>> specified" (even though the dummies aren't included in the table).
>>>> I also used fvset before running the regressions. The regression
>>>> results
>>>> are ok, but how can I put the bunch of results in the esttab output.
>>>> Here
>>>> is my dofile:
>>>>
>>>> logit `int' `roe' `basisv' `linecontrols' i.year, cluster(groupid);
>>>> eststo;
>>>> logit `int' `roa' `basisv' `linecontrols' i.year, custer(groupid);
>>>> eststo;
>>>>
>>>> esttab,
>>>> indicate("Line of business controls = lb*" "Year dummy variables =
>>>> year*")
>>>> se b(3) scalars(N r2_a) label replace varwidth(30) obslast nogaps
>>>> align(l)
>>>> compress nogap title(title here)
>>>> star(* 0.10 ** 0.05 *** 0.01);
>>>>
>>>> esttab using review_x1.rtf,
>>>> indicate("Line of business controls = lb*" "Year dummy variables =
>>>> year*")
>>>> se b(3) scalars(N r2_a) label replace varwidth(30) obslast nogaps
>>>> align(l)
>>>> modelwidth(6) nogap title(title here)
>>>> star(* 0.10 ** 0.05 *** 0.01);
>>>>
>>>> eststo clear;
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thank you in advance,
>>>> Mehmet Altun
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