A Simple Representation of the Bera-Jarque-Lee Test for Probit Models
AbstractThe inference in probit models relies on the assumption of normality. However, tests of this assumption are not implemented in standard econometric software. Therefore, the paper presents a simple representation of the Bera-Jarque-Lee test, that does not require any matrix algebra. Furthermore, the representation is used to compare the Bera-Jarque- Lee test with the RESET-type test proposed by Papke and Wooldridge (1996).
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probit model; Lagrange multiplier test; normality assumption; artificial regression;
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- Wilde, Joachim, 2008. "A simple representation of the Bera-Jarque-Lee test for probit models," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 101(2), pages 119-121, November.
- C25 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models; Discrete Regressors; Proportions
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