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AW: st: Question on Wooldridge's Procedure 18.1

From   "Martin Weiss" <[email protected]>
To   <[email protected]>
Subject   AW: st: Question on Wooldridge's Procedure 18.1
Date   Thu, 7 Jan 2010 15:40:21 +0100


" or e.g.";

Did some characters go missing at some point from the code in this post?
"esto" should probably be "eststo"?


-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: [email protected]
[mailto:[email protected]] Im Auftrag von Austin Nichols
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 7. Januar 2010 15:33
An: [email protected]
Betreff: Re: st: Question on Wooldridge's Procedure 18.1

vipul bhatt <[email protected]> :
None of the above (or below, in this case).  Use the predicted value
from your -probit- as an excluded instrument in -ivreg2- (on SSC) and
read the help file for -ivreg2- for tests of identification and overid
tests.  The part you can ignore is that your excluded instrument is
generated, which is like the zeroth stage (with the first and second
stages being done by -ivreg2- is a single step)--Wooldridge does not
say you can ignore the first stage.  See also
or slide 55 out of 95 in
or e.g.

On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 8:52 AM, vipul bhatt <[email protected]> wrote:
My question relates to the validity of the instrument  Z. To argue for
the validity of  this instrument should I consider Z's statistical
significance in  the Probit model of  Step 1?
> Or
> since step 1 is simply an extra step to obtain fitted probabilities to be
used as instruments , we should only look  at the statistical significance
of the fitted values (X1_hat1) in the first stage of  2sls estimation in
Step 2, i.e. whether or not b1=0 ?
> Wooldrige claims that we can ignore the step 1 estimation properties and
focus only on step 2.  However he does not offer any explanation for the
same. I will really appreciate any comments or suggestions you may have on
this issue.
> Thanks,
> VB

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