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Re: st: margins / over / dydx

From   Richard Williams <>
Subject   Re: st: margins / over / dydx
Date   Wed, 04 Jan 2012 14:25:11 -0500

At 01:59 PM 1/4/2012, Jeff Pitblado, StataCorp LP wrote:
Robert Duval <> wants to compute a comparison of the results
from -margins- with the -over()- option:

In Stata 12, -margins- has new options for computing contrasts of margins.
These new features are documented in -[R] margins, contrast-.

For Robert's example above, simply add a contrast operator in the -over()-

        . margins , over( contrast

Very good. But the contrast option doesn't seem to add anything in this case, i.e

margins , over(

seems to produce the exact same output as your command. Or am I missing something?

Richard Williams, Notre Dame Dept of Sociology
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