Tobit

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Hebrew

Proper noun[edit]

Tobit

  1. A book of the Old Testament Apocrypha.
  2. (rare) A male given name.

Etymology 2[edit]

Coined by A. S. Goldberg in 1964[1] as these type of models were first proposed by James Tobin [2] and are similar to probit models.

Noun[edit]

Tobit (uncountable)

  1. (statistics) a model where the dependent variable is censored.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1964, Goldberg, A. S., Econometric Theory, John Wiley & Sons:
  2. ^ 1958, James Tobin, “Estimation of relationships for limited dependent variables”, Econometrica, volume 26, number 1, The Econometric Society, DOI:10.2307/1907382, pages 24–36: