Thursday, March 09, 2006

Re: st: TSCS: what model for N>T ??

Prinicipally because I can�t get copies of these through my university here in Spain, so have no way of reading them. But, also, I�m not well versed on the nuances of statistics, so tend to find that these articles go a little bit over my head. That�s why I was hoping for a bit of simpler advice of this listserv....!

Thanks.

Joel Miller.

>From: David Greenberg <dg4@nyu.edu> >Reply-To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >Subject: Re: st: TSCS: what model for N>T ?? >Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 13:57:00 -0500 > >Why don't you try reading the Beck and Katz articles to resolve your >confusion? They are quite accessible. David Greenberg, Sociology >Department, New York University > >----- Original Message ----- >From: joel miller <joelstar90@hotmail.com> >Date: Thursday, March 9, 2006 9:42 am >Subject: st: TSCS: what model for N>T ?? > > > Fellow Stata users, > > > > I�ve been working on TSCS data involving 41 police force areas, and > > about 7 > > time periods (soon I hope to be 8). I�m theoretically interested in > > a fixed > > effects model, because I want to see how variation within police > > forces is > > impacting arrest rates over time (and Hausman tests suggest a fixed > > effects > > model is appropriate). > > > > However, is OLS fixed effects my only choice here? I have played a > > little > > with a panel adjusted standard error (the Beck and Katz model). But > > while I > > have seen published articles which use the PCSE model with a > > similar data > > structure to mine (N a lot greater than T), I have since been > > advised that > > this is not appropriate. This puzzles me a little, because I have > > also read > > further that the Beck/Katz is actually more suited to N>T than > > other > > approaches. > > > > In short I�m confused. Help! > > > > > > * > > * For searches and help try: > > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > > >* >* For searches and help try: >* http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html >* http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >* http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

* * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/


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