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ERIC Number: ED233069
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Mar
Pages: 18
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Tobit Regression: How to Get Better Estimates When There Are Floor or Ceiling Effects.
Perlman, Carole L.
The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the use of tobit analysis and tobit decomposition in educational research. Tobit estimates of growth rate in the presence of a ceiling effect were compared with ordinary least squares (OLS) and weighted least squares (WLS) estimates. The tobit estimates had the smallest standard error, the smallest bias, and the smallest mean squared error. (Author)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Data Interpretation; Decomposition Analysis (Statistics); Tobit Model Analysis
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (67th, Montreal, Quebec, April 11-15, 1983); Table 2 may be marginally legible due to small print.