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 From Zhi Su To statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject st: Re: statalist-digest V4 #4171 Date Thu, 2 Jun 2011 11:15:07 -0400

```Hi,
I need to put the coefficients values of these four variables into
the regression because I need to see what changes in coefficients of
other variables in the regression when I change the coefficients of
these four variables.
Can anybody help?
Thanks!
Su

> Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2011 07:46:03 +0200
> From: John Antonakis <John.Antonakis@unil.ch>
> Subject: Re: st: set constraints for coefficients of independents in regression
>
> Hi:
>
> You can simply do a Walt test for that, e.g.,
>
> reg y x1 x2 x3 x4
>
> test (x1=4) (x2=19) (x3=2) (x4=8)
>
> HTH,
> J.
>
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> On 02.06.2011 05:40, Zhi Su wrote:
>> When I run a regression, I need to constrain the coefficients of four
>> independents to be four different values I calculate from previous
>> regressions.
>> The constrained coefficient for each independent variable is a
>> constant value. When I calculate each of these values from previous
>> regression should I save them as a new variable with a single value
>> for all the observations or as a vector?
>> How to use "constraint define" to set the constraints for the
>> coefficient of each independent?
>> Thank you!
>>
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