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st: interpret results from conditional logit model

From   "Wei Tan" <>
Subject   st: interpret results from conditional logit model
Date   Tue, 03 Jun 2003 02:26:25 +0800


I am sorry that my email account block the stata list last time. therefore I did not receive any reply from your list.

I am trying to use clogit to estimate McFadden's choice model. My question is how to interpret the results from Stata.

I will illustrate with the example in STATA Reference.


id car choice dealer sex

1 american 0 18 male
1 Japan 0 8 male
1 Europe 1 5 male
2 American 1 17 female
2 Japen 0 6 female
2 Europe 0 2 female

if I use the following command:

gen Japan=(car==2)
gen europe=(car==3
gen sexJap= sex*japen
gen sexeuro=sex*europe
clogit choice japan erupe sexjap sexeur dealer,group(id)

I have two questions:

1. How should I interprete the estimated coefficient and odds ratio for japan and dealer

2. if I want to restrict sex to have the same effect for Japan and Europe car. how should I do?


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