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Date:         Mon, 24 Jan 2011 10:17:40 -0500
Reply-To:     Art@DrKendall.org
Sender:       "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Art Kendall <Art@DrKendall.org>
Organization: Social Research Consultants
Subject:      Re: Choosing type of regression
Comments: To: mortenuth <mortenuth@gmail.com>
In-Reply-To:  <1295878595139-3354689.post@n5.nabble.com>
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I would use categorical regression. It lets you compare results with different assumed level of measurement. In this instance, you would want to see how ordinal versus interval works with your data.

Art Kendall Social Research Consultants

On 1/24/2011 9:16 AM, mortenuth wrote: > I am making an regression analysis regarding the time perspective in global > companies risk management, and have some problems choosing the right type of > regression analysis (multiple regression, multinominal logistic regression > etc.) > > My dependent variable is the time horizon of companies foreign exchange rate > exposure management, based on following question: > > 1) At the present time, what is the average time horizon that your company > has covered its foreign > exchange rate exposures by use of financial means? (i.e. forward > contracts, options, swaps and debt in > foreign currency) > > a) The category of answers is: 0-1 months, 1-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 > months, 1-2 years, 2-4 > years and finally above 4 years > > The independt variables are various and e.g. > > a) Numbers production subsidiaries abroad (answers may be 0, 1-2, > 3-5, 6-9 and>9) > > b) What percentage of your company's consolidated debt is in foreign > currency (answers may be > 0%,1-20%, 21-40%, 41-60%, 61-80%, 81-99% and 100%) > > c) How would you characterize the general business environment in > which your company primarily > operates (answers by 5-point likert scale from very stable to > very volatile) > > d) Total balance (from 0 dollars to an infinite number of dollars) > > I hope someone may be help me choosing the best way of making an regression > analysis? > > Best regards Morten > > > > > -- > View this message in context: http://spssx-discussion.1045642.n5.nabble.com/Choosing-type-of-regression-tp3354689p3354689.html > Sent from the SPSSX Discussion mailing list archive at Nabble.com. > > ===================== > To manage your subscription to SPSSX-L, send a message to > LISTSERV@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU (not to SPSSX-L), with no body text except the > command. To leave the list, send the command > SIGNOFF SPSSX-L > For a list of commands to manage subscriptions, send the command > INFO REFCARD >

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