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TRIPROBIT: Stata module to estimate trivariate probit model using the GHK simulator


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  • Antoine Terracol

    (Universite de Paris-I)


triprobit estimates simulated maximum-likelihood three-equation probit models using the GHK smooth recursive simulator. The simulated maximum likelihood technique consists in simulating the multivariate normal integrals which are involved in the likelihhod equation. The simulated probabilities are fed into the likelihood function which is then maximized using traditional techniques. See Greene (2000, pp 184-185) for a description of the simulation algorithm used here.

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Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S424302.

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Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 7.0
Date of creation: 22 Feb 2002
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Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s424302

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Keywords: probit; trivariate;


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