# RE: st: RE: More on F test and the translog

 From "Gauri Khanna" <[email protected]> To [email protected] Subject RE: st: RE: More on F test and the translog Date Thu, 13 Apr 2006 12:21:15 +0000

Dear Nick,

Even if I took them in turn the larger probem remains. Beta21, Beta31 and Beta32 are not estimated in the translog.

Thanks,

Gauri

```From: "Nick Cox" <[email protected]>
To: <[email protected]>
Subject: st: RE: More on F test and the translog
Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 12:04:57 +0100

fifth and sixth restrictions put on one line. Try taking
them in turn.

Nick
[email protected]

Gauri Khanna

> More on the F test for homogeniety: Although I was able to
> run the first
> three test using the test, accumulate command, I was stumped
> at the fourth
> one(see below). Note I am using a translog production
> function with three
> inputs
>
> The restrictions that must be jointly imposed are:
>
> 1. Beta11+Beta12+Beta13=0
> 2. Beta12+Beta22+Beta23=0
> 3. Beta13+Beta23+Beta33=0
> 4. Beta12=Beta21; Beta13=Beta31, Beta23=Beta32
>
>
> The reason for this is that I when I estimate the translog,
> the coefficients
> obtained are:
> Beta11, Beta12, Beta13, Beta22, Beta23, and Beta33. But the
> fourth requires
> that I must
> have Beta21, Beta31 and Beta32?!
>
> The equation estimated is:
>
> LnY= constant+alpha1LnX1+alphaf2LnX2+alpha3LnX3+
>         beta11(Lnx1)sq+beta12[Lnx1.Lnx2]+beta12[Lnx1.Lnx3]+
>         beta22(Lnx2)sq+beta23[Lnx2.Lnx3]+
>         beta33(LnX3)sq
>
> Sq= squared term.

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