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Re: AW: st: Logistic Regression_Unequal Ns (outcomes)

From   Clive Nicholas <>
Subject   Re: AW: st: Logistic Regression_Unequal Ns (outcomes)
Date   Sun, 8 Mar 2009 16:58:21 +0000

Richard Williams replied to Martin Weiss:

> It is a shame that Gary King doesn't use more conventional ways of sharing
> his Stata programs, but that is his choice.  I notice that he does have a
> relogit list serve and archives listed on his web page, so it looks like he
> maintains some level of support.

The reason for this is because Gary King and his group no longer
thinks as much of Stata as they used to. Indeed, nowadays, they
explicity exhorts users of their -clarify- and -relogit- pacakges to
use the Zelig package on R instead.

(Indeed, the manual for Zelig makes a very interesting claim on the
very first page after the contents, on page 7:

"When you are using Zelig, you are also using R, a powerful
statistical software language.
You do not need to learn R separately, however, since this manual
introduces you to R
through Zelig, which simplifies R and reduces the amount of
programming knowledge you
need to get started.")

Clive Nicholas

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