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Stata 15 Advisory UPDATE: xtreg, fe may not be doing what you expect

March 2, 2018

RECOMMENDATION TO RESEARCHERS: DO NOT use the example formula in the Stata manual shown for computing the grand mean with -xtreg, fe- . For a correct formula, see the link below.

Several days ago, one of our IQSS Data Scientists tried to replicate results from -xtreg, fe- by re-implementing the command using the formula shown in Stata 15's manual entry for -xtreg, fe-. It failed:...

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Always On: Persistent Interactive Jobs on the RCE

Do you run interactive jobs on the Research Computing Environment (RCE)? You probably do, but, do you know what differentiates interactive jobs from non-interactive or batch RCE jobs?

It’s simple: Interactive jobs expect user-input and are often GUI providing applications like XStata, Matlab, or Mathematica. Batch jobs expect no user input and run in parallel without intervention.

How RCE powered applications work now

 

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