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Re: st: -outreg2- for nonlinear regressions? and -esttab-

From   Cindy Gao <>
Subject   Re: st: -outreg2- for nonlinear regressions? and -esttab-
Date   Fri, 12 Feb 2010 15:41:02 +0000 (GMT)

Thank you for the very helpful suggestion. It partly solves
my problem. However, it is not working that well where there is a large number of regressions that I want to export results from. Stata (I use SE) can only handle up to 300 estimates. So I must export these and then say -eststo clear- and then run more regressions. But, when I append the other results to the same file (using esttab using myfile, append) it puts the new results UNDER the original ones. Whereas I need them all side by side in excel. Is there any way to -append- in -esttab- to get results side-by-side? Or an alternative way of achieving same the result?

Thank you again!!

Cindy Gao

----- Original Message ----
From: Maarten buis <>
Sent: Fri, 12 February, 2010 10:29:01
Subject: Re: st: -outreg2- for nonlinear regressions?

--- On Fri, 12/2/10, Cindy Gao wrote:
> PS I also try use estout for the same thing, it works fine
> and exports the results, the problem is that when I append
> (as I run many regressions that I want to compare) it lists
> them one below the other but I need them side by side like
> in outreg2, and I don't know how to store estimates and all
> that to have them side by side in the table using estout.

The simplest way is to use the -eststo:- prefix, like in the
example below

*---------------------- begin example -------------------
sysuse auto, clear
eststo clear
eststo : nl (mpg = {b0} + {b1}*price + {b1}*weight + ///
                   {b1}*displ + {b0}/20*gear_ratio - ///
                   {b0}/20*foreign + {b1}*length)    ///
                   if foreign == 1

eststo : nl (mpg = {b0} + {b1}*price + {b1}*weight + ///
                   {b1}*displ + {b0}/20*gear_ratio - ///
                   {b0}/20*foreign + {b1}*length)    ///
                   if foreign == 0

*--------------------- end example ----------------------
( For more on how to use examples I sent to statalist see: )

Also see the wide variety of examples on:

Hope this helps,

Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen


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