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Re: st: From: Abekah Nkrumah <ankrumah@gmail.com>


From   Abekah Nkrumah <ankrumah@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: From: Abekah Nkrumah <ankrumah@gmail.com>
Date   Thu, 2 May 2013 19:20:07 +0100

Thank you very much Maarten for your answer. I am very grateful

Regards

On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 2:34 PM, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> wrote:
> Siginificant means that the deviations from the null hypothesis you
> find is unlikely to be the result of the randomness due to sampling.
> So if you have a large enough sample almost everything you find will
> be "significant", but that does not tell you much. That is just a
> limitation of statistical testing.
>
> -- Maarten
>
>
> On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 3:16 PM,  <owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> wrote:
>> I have estimated OLS and Probit models using pooled cross-country
>> datasets. Due to the pooling of data from multiple countries I have a
>> very large obervations (N). I am wondering if there is any additional
>> test I may have to run to ensure that my estimates are not merely
>> significant because of the large N
>>
>> Regards
>>
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*************************************************************
Grace and Peace be Multiplied to you through
the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ

**********************************************
Dept. of Public Admin & Health Serv. Mgt
University of Ghana Business School
P.O. Box LG 78
Legon-Accra
Ghana
Tel: ++ 233 21 500159 Ext. 6247
       ++ 233 21 502258 Ext. 6247
       ++ 233 21 502255 Ext. 6247
Cell: ++233 243 198 313

Email: gankrumah@ug.edu.gh
           ankrumah@gmail.com
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