Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 16:58:48 0400
ReplyTo: Wensui Liu <liuwensui@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Wensui Liu <liuwensui@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Can I do this multiplr regression?
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XB,
your colleague regression is as simple as
X2 = X0 X1 X3 X4
as long as no assumption is violated here, then you should be ok.
On 7/5/07, Xiaobing Fang <xfang@lsu.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> A colleague asked me if he can do this multiple regression. He first
> calculated differences from X1 and X2 and used it as the dependent variable
> (Y). Then he wanted to run regression Y = X0 X1 X3 X4 where Y is the
> difference between X1 and X2, and he wanted to put X1 as one predictor. X0,
> X3, X4 are independent from Y.
>
> Can this multiple regression be done? Which assumption is violated?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Xiaobing
>

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