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Re: st: Right Censored ordered probit with Stata 11

From   Austin Nichols <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: Right Censored ordered probit with Stata 11
Date   Fri, 23 Sep 2011 08:47:10 -0400

Looks like the original code is here:
but I have never tried to estimate a censored ordered probit, and I
strongly suspect convergence will be difficult to be confident of.
It looks like Owen just adapted that original code into an ado for his
own use, and I don't see any further development,
but I am guessing Maarten Buis will have some input on this
problem--wasn't his dissertation research related to this problem?
(see what I did there?  we call that passing the buck in this country)

On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 8:23 AM, Nick Cox <[email protected]> wrote:
> I don't know what "the code provided by Edoardo" is.
> All I can see is the code in the Statalist posting your referred to in
> your first post. I see no obvious problems in the use of global macros
> there.
> Someone else may be able to help (much) more, but you'd increase your
> chance of better help by giving precise details of what you mean.
> Nick
> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 11:03 AM, Urmi Bhattacharya <[email protected]> wrote:
>> Thanks Nick.
>> I have been trying to use the code provided by Edoardo, but it seems
>> the global macros are undefined, suggesting a bit of the log file has
>> not been pasted. As for Owen Haaga's code, I can't figure out how to
>> frame the command after running the ado files defining the program.
>> I am hoping someone on the list has run  into a similar problem and
>> would be able to provide me with suggestions on how to work it.
>> Thanks
>> Urmi
>> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 12:47 PM, Nick Cox <[email protected]> wrote:
>>> That posting included code, which you can copy. I have no idea how good it is.
>>> Owen Haaga hasn't been back to Statalist since, but the person with
>>> the same name who works at the Urban Institute may be the same person.
>>> Odds are that Austin Nichols will know.
>>> Nick
>>> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 8:02 AM, Urmi Bhattacharya <[email protected]> wrote:
>>> > I am interested in running  a right censored ordered probit for grade
>>> > attainment. I saw in the statalist archive that Owen Haaga had written
>>> > a generalized ado file for doing the same for version 8.
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > I was wondering how could I access the ado file  and run it ?
>>> >
>>> > Does someone know how if there is a different program for doing the same?

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