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Re: st: xtivreg- stepwise regression models


From   Ari Dothan <ari.dothan@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: xtivreg- stepwise regression models
Date   Wed, 5 Jan 2011 13:49:53 +0200

Thanks a lot Justina, Neil and Maarten

On 1/5/11, Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> --- On Wed, 5/1/11, Ari Dothan wrote:
>> I would much appreciate guidance concerning the
>> correct way to run xtivreg stepwise regressions.
>
> To many on this list, the correct way of doing
> stepwise regression is to not do it at all, see:
> <http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/stat/stepwise.html>
>
> There are still some people who think that it has
> a place in their toolbox. Basically, if that is your
> position then it is indulged as long as it is useful,
> but it is discarded as soon as you run into problems
> like the ones you report.
>
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
>
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> Maarten L. Buis
> Institut fuer Soziologie
> Universitaet Tuebingen
> Wilhelmstrasse 36
> 72074 Tuebingen
> Germany
>
> http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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