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Re: st: drawnorm for discrete variables

From   Maarten buis <>
Subject   Re: st: drawnorm for discrete variables
Date   Fri, 30 Apr 2010 14:45:42 +0000 (GMT)

--- On Fri, 30/4/10, Maarten buis wrote:
> I would build such a simulation sequentially, so start by
> assigning "people" charactericstics that are (largely)
> exogenous like tribe and sex, and than assign them other
> characteristics that depend on these, than assign further 
> characteristics based on the prevous ones, etc. 

You may also find this article useful for such an excercise:

Joseph M. Hilbe (2010) "Creating synthetic discrete-response 
regression models", The Stata Journal, 10(1):pp. 104-124.

-- Maarten

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


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