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    VAR model definition

    Edit: Question Answered. Instead, could you please tell me how can I delete a topic once I post it, if that's possible. Cheers Greetings, I have a question regarding the definition of the VAR model. What follows is the basic theory behind it. Could you please explain to me what the...
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    Should I include this variable or not?

    Hello, My dependent binary variable is Turnout in 2010 elections (yes/no) and I'm performing logit analysis using a cross-sectional dataset. There's a variable though called Past vote in 2005 elections i.e. (Abstain,Conservative,Labout,etc) and, as we expected,its high correlated with...
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    Including a constant term in Logit regression

    In my logit regression all of my coefficients are significant under the 10% s.l. However, the constant term has a p-value of about 0.600. The regression without it has equally good t statistics as before for the rest variables. Can I permanently remove it from my regression/model with the...
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    Probit/Logit independent variables

    Hello, My DV is a binary variable (Yes/No) and I am using a logit/probit regression analysis. As for my independent variables,there are three I'm primarily interested in. They are all ordinal categorical variables,each of which is of the form: Strongly Agree Agree Indifferent Disagree...
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    Probit Analysis

    Greetings, My dependent variable is a binary variable (Yes/No). I chose to do a *Probit* analysis, in STATA. Thus, I started by picking some ordered categorical variables from my dataset as my independent variables that I considered relevant. Then,I run the Probit regression including dummy...
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    Categorical variable as dependent variable

    I have a categorical variable which is like: "How much do you like the sun?" 1 not at all 2 not a great deal 3 neither/nor 4 quite a lot 5 a great deal How should one deal with it if this is the dependent variable? I thought about two ways: (a) Make a dummy variable...