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Conditional means of the dependent variable in a double-selection model: The roles of diet and exercise in body weight

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  • Yen, Steven T.
  • Rosinski, Jan

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We derive the conditional means of the dependent variables and their marginal effects in a dual ordinal selection model with log-transformed and untransformed dependent variables. Results are applied to a body mass index equation with endogenous diet and exercise treatments.

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  • Yen, Steven T. & Rosinski, Jan, 2010. "Conditional means of the dependent variable in a double-selection model: The roles of diet and exercise in body weight," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 109(2), pages 75-78, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:109:y:2010:i:2:p:75-78
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