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Re: st: From: tunmise jones <tunmisejones@gmail.com>


From   "JVerkuilen (Gmail)" <jvverkuilen@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: From: tunmise jones <tunmisejones@gmail.com>
Date   Tue, 5 Mar 2013 23:30:12 -0500

-xtgee- that is.

One other question is whether the panels are balanced or whether you
have ragged series.

On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 11:29 PM, JVerkuilen (Gmail)
<jvverkuilen@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 11:11 PM,  <owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> wrote:
>
>> FP is measured as the ratio of foreign employment to total employment
>> in a given industry. I generate the variable FP using the following
>> commands:
>>
>> -bys ind year: egen F_EMP = total(employment) if Foreign ==1
>>
>> gen FP= F_EMP/IND_EMP
>>
>>
>> The FP variable is only generated for foreign firms. How then can this
>> be manipulated so I can regress foreign participation against
>> employment growth of domestic firms only (Foreign=0)?
>
>
> If the values tend to be between say .3 and .7 and are based on
> essentially the same N within each industry then an ordinary linear
> panel model is likely to work fine. If not, you need to deal with the
> skew and would likely benefit from using a model such as -xtmelogit-
> with the count/total formulation for grouped binomial data. There are
> other possibilities, such as using -gee-.
>
>
> --
> JVVerkuilen, PhD
> jvverkuilen@gmail.com
>
> "It is like a finger pointing away to the moon. Do not concentrate on
> the finger or you will miss all that heavenly glory." --Bruce Lee,
> Enter the Dragon (1973)



-- 
JVVerkuilen, PhD
jvverkuilen@gmail.com

"It is like a finger pointing away to the moon. Do not concentrate on
the finger or you will miss all that heavenly glory." --Bruce Lee,
Enter the Dragon (1973)
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