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Re: st: Interpretation of Cut Points in Ordered Probit (Logit) Model


From   "JVerkuilen (Gmail)" <jvverkuilen@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Interpretation of Cut Points in Ordered Probit (Logit) Model
Date   Thu, 25 Apr 2013 23:40:17 -0400

On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 9:25 PM, Auh, Jun Kyung <jauh14@gsb.columbia.edu> wrote:
>
> The regression results show that I have negative value for cut2.
> If cut2 < 0, wouldn't the model predict that there is zero observation with Y = 1?
> Or, is the cut points are de-meaned? i.e, do I have to add back the mean of X to have correct interpretation?

Like intercept type parameters in other models, the cuts are relative
to the mean of X.


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