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st: Re: Left-censoring in Tobit
the solution is the one you expected:
try to run tobit y x, ll(0) and it would have to work.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Neumayer,E" <E.Neumayer@lse.ac.uk>
Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2003 5:37 PM
Subject: st: Left-censoring in Tobit
> I have a dependent variable that is left-censored in the following sense.
Any values equal to 1 or above are recorded with their actual value. Any
values less than 1 are coded as zero. I thought I had to run the estimation
> tobit y x, ll(1)
> However, if I do this, then Stata also counts all observations with value
of 1 as censored. Should I therefore run
> tobit y x, ll(0) or something like tobit y x, ll(0.99)?
> Any help greatly appreciated. Best, Eric Neumayer
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