Mplus VERSION 7.3
MUTHEN & MUTHEN
09/22/2014   6:01 PM

INPUT INSTRUCTIONS

  TITLE:	    this an example of a Monte Carlo simulation
              for a three-level path analysis model with a
              continuous and a categorical dependent variable
  DATA:       FILE = ex9.21.dat;
  VARIABLE:   NAMES = u y2 y y3 x w z level2 level3;
              CATEGORICAL  = u;
  		    WITHIN = x;
  		    BETWEEN = y2 (level2) w (level3) z y3;
              CLUSTER = level3 level2;
  ANALYSIS:   TYPE = threelevel;
              ESTIMATOR = BAYES;
              PROCESSORS = 2;
              BITERATIONS = (1000);
  MODEL:      %WITHIN%
  	        u ON y x;
  	        y ON x;
  	        %BETWEEN level2%
              u ON w y y2;
  	        y ON w;
              y2 ON w;
              y WITH y2;
  	        y; y2; u;
              %BETWEEN level3%
              u ON y y2;
              y ON z;
              y2 ON z;
              y3 ON y y2;
              y WITH y2;
  	        y; y2; u; y3;
              u WITH y3;
  OUTPUT: 	TECH1 TECH8;



INPUT READING TERMINATED NORMALLY



this an example of a Monte Carlo simulation
for a three-level path analysis model with a
continuous and a categorical dependent variable

SUMMARY OF ANALYSIS

Number of groups                                                 1
Number of observations                                        7500

Number of dependent variables                                    4
Number of independent variables                                  3
Number of continuous latent variables                            0

Observed dependent variables

  Continuous
   Y2          Y           Y3

  Binary and ordered categorical (ordinal)
   U

Observed independent variables
   X           W           Z

Variables with special functions

  Cluster variables     LEVEL3    LEVEL2

  Within variables
   X

  Level 2 between variables
   W

  Level 3 between variables
   Z           Y3

  Level 2 and level 3 between variables
   Y2


Estimator                                                    BAYES
Specifications for Bayesian Estimation
  Point estimate                                            MEDIAN
  Number of Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) chains               2
  Random seed for the first chain                                0
  Starting value information                           UNPERTURBED
  Treatment of categorical mediator                         LATENT
  Algorithm used for Markov chain Monte Carlo           GIBBS(PX1)
  Convergence criterion                                  0.500D-01
  Maximum number of iterations                               50000
  K-th iteration used for thinning                               1

Input data file(s)
  ex9.21.dat
Input data format  FREE


SUMMARY OF DATA

     Number of LEVEL2 clusters           1500
     Number of LEVEL3 clusters             50


UNIVARIATE PROPORTIONS AND COUNTS FOR CATEGORICAL VARIABLES

    U
      Category 1    0.495     3715.000
      Category 2    0.505     3785.000



THE MODEL ESTIMATION TERMINATED NORMALLY

     USE THE FBITERATIONS OPTION TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF ITERATIONS BY A FACTOR
     OF AT LEAST TWO TO CHECK CONVERGENCE AND THAT THE PSR VALUE DOES NOT INCREASE.



MODEL FIT INFORMATION

Number of Free Parameters                              29

Bayesian Posterior Predictive Checking using Chi-Square

          95% Confidence Interval for the Difference Between
          the Observed and the Replicated Chi-Square Values

                                -28.554            26.704

          Posterior Predictive P-Value              0.608



MODEL RESULTS

                                Posterior  One-Tailed         95% C.I.
                    Estimate       S.D.      P-Value   Lower 2.5%  Upper 2.5%  Significance

Within Level

 U          ON
    Y                  0.753       0.030      0.000       0.693       0.807      *
    X                  0.483       0.029      0.000       0.430       0.544      *

 Y          ON
    X                  0.249       0.012      0.000       0.225       0.273      *

 Residual Variances
    Y                  1.010       0.019      0.000       0.974       1.048      *

Between LEVEL2 Level

 U          ON
    W                  1.079       0.052      0.000       0.987       1.183      *
    Y                  0.516       0.065      0.000       0.383       0.642      *
    Y2                 0.596       0.059      0.000       0.475       0.700      *

 Y          ON
    W                  0.490       0.022      0.000       0.442       0.532      *

 Y2         ON
    W                  0.682       0.018      0.000       0.644       0.718      *

 Y        WITH
    Y2                 0.255       0.018      0.000       0.222       0.290      *

 Residual Variances
    U                  0.371       0.041      0.000       0.283       0.448      *
    Y2                 0.478       0.017      0.000       0.446       0.513      *
    Y                  0.496       0.026      0.000       0.448       0.547      *

Between LEVEL3 Level

 U          ON
    Y                  0.597       0.215      0.004       0.176       1.044      *
    Y2                 0.849       0.186      0.000       0.479       1.213      *

 Y          ON
    Z                  0.637       0.119      0.000       0.407       0.873      *

 Y2         ON
    Z                  0.776       0.130      0.000       0.521       1.032      *

 Y3         ON
    Y                  0.313       0.215      0.065      -0.116       0.731
    Y2                 0.290       0.185      0.065      -0.079       0.644

 Y        WITH
    Y2                 0.361       0.101      0.000       0.203       0.601      *

 U        WITH
    Y3                 0.229       0.092      0.000       0.091       0.452      *

 Intercepts
    Y2                 0.032       0.114      0.380      -0.194       0.248
    Y                  0.045       0.109      0.342      -0.167       0.249
    Y3                -0.120       0.103      0.122      -0.323       0.081

 Thresholds
    U$1                0.120       0.107      0.129      -0.086       0.331

 Residual Variances
    U                  0.513       0.124      0.000       0.324       0.822      *
    Y2                 0.593       0.127      0.000       0.410       0.887      *
    Y                  0.510       0.115      0.000       0.352       0.807      *
    Y3                 0.526       0.120      0.000       0.354       0.841      *


TECHNICAL 1 OUTPUT


     PARAMETER SPECIFICATION FOR WITHIN


           TAU
              U$1
              ________
 1                  0


           NU
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 1                  0             0             0             0             0


           NU
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 1                  0             0


           LAMBDA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U                  0             0             0             0             0
 Y2                 0             0             0             0             0
 Y                  0             0             0             0             0
 Y3                 0             0             0             0             0
 X                  0             0             0             0             0
 W                  0             0             0             0             0
 Z                  0             0             0             0             0


           LAMBDA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 U                  0             0
 Y2                 0             0
 Y                  0             0
 Y3                 0             0
 X                  0             0
 W                  0             0
 Z                  0             0


           THETA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U                  0
 Y2                 0             0
 Y                  0             0             0
 Y3                 0             0             0             0
 X                  0             0             0             0             0
 W                  0             0             0             0             0
 Z                  0             0             0             0             0


           THETA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 W                  0
 Z                  0             0


           ALPHA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 1                  0             0             0             0             0


           ALPHA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 1                  0             0


           BETA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U                  0             0             1             0             2
 Y2                 0             0             0             0             0
 Y                  0             0             0             0             3
 Y3                 0             0             0             0             0
 X                  0             0             0             0             0
 W                  0             0             0             0             0
 Z                  0             0             0             0             0


           BETA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 U                  0             0
 Y2                 0             0
 Y                  0             0
 Y3                 0             0
 X                  0             0
 W                  0             0
 Z                  0             0


           PSI
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U                  0
 Y2                 0             0
 Y                  0             0             4
 Y3                 0             0             0             0
 X                  0             0             0             0             0
 W                  0             0             0             0             0
 Z                  0             0             0             0             0


           PSI
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 W                  0
 Z                  0             0


     PARAMETER SPECIFICATION FOR BETWEEN LEVEL2


           TAU
              U$1
              ________
 1                  0


           NU
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 1                  0             0             0             0             0


           NU
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 1                  0             0


           LAMBDA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U                  0             0             0             0             0
 Y2                 0             0             0             0             0
 Y                  0             0             0             0             0
 Y3                 0             0             0             0             0
 X                  0             0             0             0             0
 W                  0             0             0             0             0
 Z                  0             0             0             0             0


           LAMBDA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 U                  0             0
 Y2                 0             0
 Y                  0             0
 Y3                 0             0
 X                  0             0
 W                  0             0
 Z                  0             0


           THETA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U                  0
 Y2                 0             0
 Y                  0             0             0
 Y3                 0             0             0             0
 X                  0             0             0             0             0
 W                  0             0             0             0             0
 Z                  0             0             0             0             0


           THETA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 W                  0
 Z                  0             0


           ALPHA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 1                  0             0             0             0             0


           ALPHA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 1                  0             0


           BETA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U                  0             5             6             0             0
 Y2                 0             0             0             0             0
 Y                  0             0             0             0             0
 Y3                 0             0             0             0             0
 X                  0             0             0             0             0
 W                  0             0             0             0             0
 Z                  0             0             0             0             0


           BETA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 U                  7             0
 Y2                 8             0
 Y                  9             0
 Y3                 0             0
 X                  0             0
 W                  0             0
 Z                  0             0


           PSI
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U                 10
 Y2                 0            11
 Y                  0            12            13
 Y3                 0             0             0             0
 X                  0             0             0             0             0
 W                  0             0             0             0             0
 Z                  0             0             0             0             0


           PSI
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 W                  0
 Z                  0             0


     PARAMETER SPECIFICATION FOR BETWEEN LEVEL3


           TAU
              U$1
              ________
 1                 29


           NU
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 1                  0             0             0             0             0


           NU
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 1                  0             0


           LAMBDA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U                  0             0             0             0             0
 Y2                 0             0             0             0             0
 Y                  0             0             0             0             0
 Y3                 0             0             0             0             0
 X                  0             0             0             0             0
 W                  0             0             0             0             0
 Z                  0             0             0             0             0


           LAMBDA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 U                  0             0
 Y2                 0             0
 Y                  0             0
 Y3                 0             0
 X                  0             0
 W                  0             0
 Z                  0             0


           THETA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U                  0
 Y2                 0             0
 Y                  0             0             0
 Y3                 0             0             0             0
 X                  0             0             0             0             0
 W                  0             0             0             0             0
 Z                  0             0             0             0             0


           THETA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 W                  0
 Z                  0             0


           ALPHA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 1                  0            14            15            16             0


           ALPHA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 1                  0             0


           BETA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U                  0            17            18             0             0
 Y2                 0             0             0             0             0
 Y                  0             0             0             0             0
 Y3                 0            21            22             0             0
 X                  0             0             0             0             0
 W                  0             0             0             0             0
 Z                  0             0             0             0             0


           BETA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 U                  0             0
 Y2                 0            19
 Y                  0            20
 Y3                 0             0
 X                  0             0
 W                  0             0
 Z                  0             0


           PSI
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U                 23
 Y2                 0            24
 Y                  0            25            26
 Y3                27             0             0            28
 X                  0             0             0             0             0
 W                  0             0             0             0             0
 Z                  0             0             0             0             0


           PSI
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 W                  0
 Z                  0             0


     STARTING VALUES FOR WITHIN


           TAU
              U$1
              ________
 1              0.000


           NU
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 1              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           NU
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 1              0.000         0.000


           LAMBDA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U              1.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y2             0.000         1.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y              0.000         0.000         1.000         0.000         0.000
 Y3             0.000         0.000         0.000         1.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         1.000
 W              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           LAMBDA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 U              0.000         0.000
 Y2             0.000         0.000
 Y              0.000         0.000
 Y3             0.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000
 W              1.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         1.000


           THETA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U              0.000
 Y2             0.000         0.000
 Y              0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y3             0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 W              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           THETA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 W              0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000


           ALPHA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 1              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           ALPHA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 1              0.000         0.000


           BETA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y2             0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y3             0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 W              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           BETA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 U              0.000         0.000
 Y2             0.000         0.000
 Y              0.000         0.000
 Y3             0.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000
 W              0.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000


           PSI
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U              1.000
 Y2             0.000         0.000
 Y              0.000         0.000         1.308
 Y3             0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.507
 W              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           PSI
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 W              0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000


     STARTING VALUES FOR BETWEEN LEVEL2


           TAU
              U$1
              ________
 1              0.000


           NU
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 1              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           NU
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 1              0.000         0.000


           LAMBDA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U              1.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y2             0.000         1.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y              0.000         0.000         1.000         0.000         0.000
 Y3             0.000         0.000         0.000         1.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         1.000
 W              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           LAMBDA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 U              0.000         0.000
 Y2             0.000         0.000
 Y              0.000         0.000
 Y3             0.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000
 W              1.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         1.000


           THETA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U              0.000
 Y2             0.000         0.000
 Y              0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y3             0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 W              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           THETA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 W              0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000


           ALPHA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 1              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           ALPHA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 1              0.000         0.000


           BETA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y2             0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y3             0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 W              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           BETA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 U              0.000         0.000
 Y2             0.000         0.000
 Y              0.000         0.000
 Y3             0.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000
 W              0.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000


           PSI
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U              1.000
 Y2             0.000         0.996
 Y              0.000         0.000         1.308
 Y3             0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 W              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           PSI
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 W              0.504
 Z              0.000         0.000


     STARTING VALUES FOR BETWEEN LEVEL3


           TAU
              U$1
              ________
 1             -0.010


           NU
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 1              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           NU
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 1              0.000         0.000


           LAMBDA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U              1.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y2             0.000         1.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y              0.000         0.000         1.000         0.000         0.000
 Y3             0.000         0.000         0.000         1.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         1.000
 W              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           LAMBDA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 U              0.000         0.000
 Y2             0.000         0.000
 Y              0.000         0.000
 Y3             0.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000
 W              1.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         1.000


           THETA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U              0.000
 Y2             0.000         0.000
 Y              0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y3             0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 W              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           THETA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 W              0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000


           ALPHA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 1              0.000         0.070         0.080        -0.079         0.000


           ALPHA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 1              0.000         0.000


           BETA
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y2             0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Y3             0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 W              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           BETA
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 U              0.000         0.000
 Y2             0.000         0.000
 Y              0.000         0.000
 Y3             0.000         0.000
 X              0.000         0.000
 W              0.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000


           PSI
              U             Y2            Y             Y3            X
              ________      ________      ________      ________      ________
 U              1.000
 Y2             0.000         0.996
 Y              0.000         0.000         1.308
 Y3             0.000         0.000         0.000         0.393
 X              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 W              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000
 Z              0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000


           PSI
              W             Z
              ________      ________
 W              0.000
 Z              0.000         0.412



     PRIORS FOR ALL PARAMETERS            PRIOR MEAN      PRIOR VARIANCE     PRIOR STD. DEV.

     Parameter 1~N(0.000,5.000)              0.0000              5.0000              2.2361
     Parameter 2~N(0.000,5.000)              0.0000              5.0000              2.2361
     Parameter 3~N(0.000,infinity)           0.0000            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 4~IG(-1.000,0.000)          infinity            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 5~N(0.000,5.000)              0.0000              5.0000              2.2361
     Parameter 6~N(0.000,5.000)              0.0000              5.0000              2.2361
     Parameter 7~N(0.000,5.000)              0.0000              5.0000              2.2361
     Parameter 8~N(0.000,infinity)           0.0000            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 9~N(0.000,infinity)           0.0000            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 10~IG(-1.000,0.000)         infinity            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 11~IW(1.000,3)              infinity            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 12~IW(0.000,3)              infinity            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 13~IW(1.000,3)              infinity            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 14~N(0.000,infinity)          0.0000            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 15~N(0.000,infinity)          0.0000            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 16~N(0.000,infinity)          0.0000            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 17~N(0.000,5.000)             0.0000              5.0000              2.2361
     Parameter 18~N(0.000,5.000)             0.0000              5.0000              2.2361
     Parameter 19~N(0.000,infinity)          0.0000            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 20~N(0.000,infinity)          0.0000            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 21~N(0.000,infinity)          0.0000            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 22~N(0.000,infinity)          0.0000            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 23~IW(1.000,3)              infinity            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 24~IW(1.000,3)              infinity            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 25~IW(0.000,3)              infinity            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 26~IW(1.000,3)              infinity            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 27~IW(0.000,3)              infinity            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 28~IW(1.000,3)              infinity            infinity            infinity
     Parameter 29~N(0.000,5.000)             0.0000              5.0000              2.2361


TECHNICAL 8 OUTPUT



     Kolmogorov-Smirnov comparing posterior distributions across chains 1 and 2 using 100 draws.





     Parameter   KS Statistic P-value
     Parameter 20    0.1500    0.1930
     Parameter 21    0.1500    0.1930
     Parameter 17    0.1400    0.2606
     Parameter 10    0.1300    0.3439
     Parameter 22    0.1200    0.4431
     Parameter 5    0.1100    0.5560
     Parameter 19    0.1100    0.5560
     Parameter 18    0.1000    0.6766
     Parameter 2    0.1000    0.6766
     Parameter 7    0.1000    0.6766
     Parameter 29    0.1000    0.6766
     Parameter 15    0.1000    0.6766
     Parameter 25    0.0900    0.7942
     Parameter 24    0.0800    0.8938
     Parameter 27    0.0700    0.9610
     Parameter 26    0.0700    0.9610
     Parameter 28    0.0600    0.9921
     Parameter 16    0.0500    0.9995
     Parameter 23    0.0500    0.9995
     Parameter 14    0.0400    1.0000
     Parameter 6    0.0400    1.0000
     Parameter 12    0.0300    1.0000
     Parameter 11    0.0200    1.0000
     Parameter 13    0.0200    1.0000
     Parameter 9    0.0200    1.0000
     Parameter 1    0.0100    1.0000
     Parameter 8    0.0000    1.0000
     Parameter 4    0.0000    1.0000
     Parameter 3    0.0000    1.0000



     Simulated prior distributions

     Parameter       Prior Mean  Prior Variance  Prior Std. Dev.


     Parameter 1        -0.1382          4.9205          2.2182
     Parameter 2        -0.0169          4.6231          2.1501
     Parameter 3 Improper Prior
     Parameter 4 Improper Prior
     Parameter 5        -0.0110          5.0352          2.2439
     Parameter 6        -0.0174          4.7349          2.1760
     Parameter 7         0.0125          4.5938          2.1433
     Parameter 8 Improper Prior
     Parameter 9 Improper Prior
     Parameter 10 Improper Prior
     Parameter 11         3.4960        612.3356         24.7454
     Parameter 12        -1.2021       1020.6331         31.9473
     Parameter 13         4.5093       2355.3237         48.5317
     Parameter 14 Improper Prior
     Parameter 15 Improper Prior
     Parameter 16 Improper Prior
     Parameter 17        -0.0666          4.9574          2.2265
     Parameter 18        -0.0980          4.5063          2.1228
     Parameter 19 Improper Prior
     Parameter 20 Improper Prior
     Parameter 21 Improper Prior
     Parameter 22 Improper Prior
     Parameter 23         6.1610       5329.3192         73.0022
     Parameter 24         4.2149        760.9879         27.5860
     Parameter 25        -1.5619       2384.6592         48.8330
     Parameter 26        38.4703    1214949.8527       1102.2476
     Parameter 27        -0.3215        996.6667         31.5700
     Parameter 28         3.8240        389.4822         19.7353
     Parameter 29         0.0940          5.1061          2.2597


   TECHNICAL 8 OUTPUT FOR BAYES ESTIMATION

     CHAIN    BSEED
     1        0
     2        285380

                     POTENTIAL       PARAMETER WITH
     ITERATION    SCALE REDUCTION      HIGHEST PSR
     100              1.397               10
     200              1.082               7
     300              1.278               10
     400              1.096               7
     500              1.027               2
     600              1.118               7
     700              1.103               7
     800              1.144               7
     900              1.088               7
     1000             1.030               2


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