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RE: st: Treat zeros in logarithms

From   Maarten buis <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   RE: st: Treat zeros in logarithms
Date   Tue, 26 Aug 2008 18:52:51 +0100 (BST)

--- "Mentzakis, Emmanouil" <[email protected]> wrote:
> I am aware of the possibility of using open-ended left bound.
> However, Maarten, why do you say that it is exactly what I want? What
> happens in cases where the variable shouldn't take negative values?

In your case the lower bound of ln(price) is minus infinity, so the
lower bound of price is zero, which is exactly what you want.

-- Maarten

Maarten L. Buis
Department of Social Research Methodology
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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The Netherlands

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