# Econometrics stata goodness of fit? Watch

1. how do you find goodness of fit on stata? what tests can i run? thanks need help asap any stata geniuses get in touch!
2. do you mean R^2?

write reg independent variable dependent variables and it tells you the R^2 which is your goodness of fit in the regression output.
3. (Original post by danny111)
do you mean R^2?

write reg independent variable dependent variables and it tells you the R^2 which is your goodness of fit in the regression output.
R squared is my goodness of fit? from the regression results right?
4. (Original post by Tony_Soprano1)
R squared is my goodness of fit? from the regression results right?
Yes, for regressions R^squared is gooness of fit. There is another one according to wikipedia but i haven't used it.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodness_of_fit
5. (Original post by danny111)
Yes, for regressions R^squared is gooness of fit. There is another one according to wikipedia but i haven't used it.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodness_of_fit
thanks danny so for r2 i have like 7 variables and its showing significance of 9% how can i interpret that result?. i hear it has to be 20% or something any help will be great thanks.

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