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Etymology 1Edit

From the Ancient Greek Τωβίτ (Tōbít), from Hebrew טוֹבִּי(tovi, literally my good).

Proper nounEdit

Tobit

  1. A book of the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox canon of the Old Testament, considered apocryphal by Protestants.
  2. (rare) A male given name.

Etymology 2Edit

Coined by A. S. Goldberg in 1964[1] as these type of models were first proposed by James Tobin [2] and are similar to probit models.

NounEdit

Tobit (uncountable)

  1. (statistics) a model where the dependent variable is censored.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Goldberg, A. S. (1964) Econometric Theory, John Wiley & Sons
  2. ^ Tobin, James (1958), “Estimation of relationships for limited dependent variables”, in Econometrica[1], volume 26, issue 1, The Econometric Society, DOI:10.2307/1907382, pages 24–36

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