Journal Of The Econometric Society

An International Society for the Advancement of Economic
Theory in its Relation to Statistics and Mathematics

Edited by: Guido W. Imbens • Print ISSN: 0012-9682 • Online ISSN: 1468-0262

Econometrica: Jul, 1979, Volume 47, Issue 4

Identification and Estimation in Binary Choice Models with Limited (Censored) Dependent Variables<977:IAEIBC>2.0.CO;2-R
p. 977-996

Lung-Fei Lee

In this paper, a class of statistical models which generate simultaneous equation models with both discrete and continuous endogenous variables is introduced. This class of models can also be regarded as a new class of switching simultaneous equation models which are of general interest. Identification and estimation problems are investigated. Several simple consistent two stage methods are proposed. The consistency of those estimators is proved. Two step maximum likelihood procedures are then developed.

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