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From |
Ridhima Gupta <g.ridhima@gmail.com> |

To |
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: marginal effect of the interaction term in the probit model using margins command |

Date |
Thu, 30 Jun 2011 11:08:35 +0100 |

But Maarten doesn't this criticism apply to marginal effects in general and not just the marginal effect on the intearction term? On 6/30/11, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> wrote: > On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Ridhima Gupta wrote: >> If I choose to summarise the average partial effect on the interaction >> term by 1 number > > My point was that you should not do so. If you want to report marginal > effects for interaction terms than you'll have to live with the fact > that they vary widely and report it as such. There is no single number > that can meaningfully summarize the marginal effect of interaction > terms, they are just too variable. > > Hope this helps, > Maarten > > -------------------------- > Maarten L. Buis > Institut fuer Soziologie > Universitaet Tuebingen > Wilhelmstrasse 36 > 72074 Tuebingen > Germany > > > http://www.maartenbuis.nl > -------------------------- > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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