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Regression for nonnegative skewed dependent variables

Austin Nichols

BOS10 Stata Conference from Stata Users Group

Abstract: Several options for estimation and prediction in regressions using nonnegative skewed dependent variables are compared. Often, Poisson regression outperforms competitors, even when its assumptions are violated and the correct model is one that justifies a competitor.

Date: 2010-07-20
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