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On the number of categories in an ordered regression model


  • Philip Hans Franses
  • J.S. Cramer


We show that there is no formal statistical testing method to combine categories in a standard ordered regression model. We discuss practical implications of this result.
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  • Philip Hans Franses & J.S. Cramer, 2010. "On the number of categories in an ordered regression model," Statistica Neerlandica, Netherlands Society for Statistics and Operations Research, vol. 64(1), pages 125-128.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:stanee:v:64:y:2010:i:1:p:125-128

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    1. Cramer, J. S. & Ridder, G., 1991. "Pooling states in the multinomial logit model," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 47(2-3), pages 267-272, February.
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