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Richard Williams <richardwilliams.ndu@gmail.com> |

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Re: st: What is the effect of centering on marginal effects? |

Date |
Wed, 01 Aug 2012 15:16:25 -0500 |

At 12:50 PM 8/1/2012, David Hoaglin wrote:

Dear Alessandro, Some of your statements are puzzling. Centering predictor variables can have a substantial effect on collinearity. Belsley, Kuh, and Welsch (1980) discuss this and other aspects of (multi)collinearity; see, for example, Section 3.4.

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