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Re: st: theory reg vs. qreg


From   Kasal Roman <kasalroman@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: theory reg vs. qreg
Date   Tue, 30 Apr 2013 12:22:57 +0200

ok, thank you, I guess everything has ended according to my assumptions.

sincerely thank you for your time!

Roman

On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 10:55 AM, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 10:25 AM, Kasal Roman  wrote:
>> "qreg" is appropriate even for symmetrical distribution (but a real
>> data are not always perfect...almost never :) ) where it shows it's
>> more robust.
>
> You first need to define what you mean with robust before we can
> answer that quesiton. This may sound silly, but within statistics the
> term robust has many different meanings. The term "robust" is togehter
> with "fixed effects" probably the most unfortunate example within
> statistics where the same word is used for many different things,
> leading to hopeless cases of miscommunication.
>
> Having said that, Yuval has given you the same reference twice now, so
> it would not be difficult to guess what his answer will be third time
> around...
>
> -- Maarten
>
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