Monday, February 18, 2008

Cure models are tricky

I am trying to estimate cure model (long-term survivor model) using "strsmix" and "strsnmix" in Stata. It took me quite a while to realize that good starting values are crucial for quick convergence, something I only thought of when estimating aML or Mplus models.

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Lots of research resources

This place has lots of research resources:

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Is spring here?

For the firs time in months I opened my windows today. It is warm outside. Maybe the harsh BJ winter has gone and the spring is here.