Logit Models from Economics and Other Fields

Logit Models from Economics and Other Fields

by J. S. Cramer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521188032

ISBN-13: 9780521188036

Pub. Date: 03/03/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Originating in economics but now used in a variety of disciplines, including medicine, epidemiology and the social sciences, this book provides accessible coverage of the theoretical foundations of the Logit model as well as its applications to concrete problems. It is written not only for economists but for researchers working in disciplines where it is necessary to

Overview

Originating in economics but now used in a variety of disciplines, including medicine, epidemiology and the social sciences, this book provides accessible coverage of the theoretical foundations of the Logit model as well as its applications to concrete problems. It is written not only for economists but for researchers working in disciplines where it is necessary to model qualitative random variables. J.S. Cramer has also provided data sets on which to practice Logit analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521188036
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/03/2011
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The binary model; 3. Maximum likelihood estimation of the binary logit model; 4. Some statistical tests and measures of fit; 5. Outliers, misclassification of outcomes, and omitted variables; 6. Analyses of separate samples; 7. The standard multinomial logit model; 8. Discrete choice of random utility models; 9. The origins of the logistic function.

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