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Re: st: xtlogit, margins


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: xtlogit, margins
Date   Mon, 5 Nov 2012 13:33:09 +0100

On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 12:53 PM, Seliger  Florian wrote:
> Dear Maarten, dear Statalist,
> You often suggest using odds ratios and - now that I read through the threads -  I find that idea convincing.
> However, I am still confused because standard econometric courses don't talk about odds ratios and I haven't heard about them before nor have seen them in any papers. Comments on this issue are welcome.

Each discipline has its blind spots and its techniques that it uses
too much. A blind spot in economics is the odds ratio, in my
discipline (sociology) a technique that is used too much is odds
ratios...

-- Maarten

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