MichaelChirico MichaelChirico - 1 year ago 72
R Question

texreg-ing Tobit output from zelig package (R)

This is a strange question, but here goes:

I am trying to output my model results into a TeX table with


reg <- zelig(Y ~ X, model = "tobit", below = 0, above = Inf)

However, I'm getting an error from


Error in
.local(model, ...)
Only the following Zelig models are currently supported:
logit, ls, mlogit, ologit, probit, relogit.

My question is basically: is this an error from
or from

Answer Source

UPDATE 2015-07-20:

extract.zelig now has a tobit method (Zelig_4.2-1)

So texreg(reg) now works as expected. I'll leave the below for posterity anyway.

Having identified the source of the issue, I updated the extract.zelig method and passed this along to the package creator/maintainer Philip Leifield, who incorporated into the latest R-Forge version (available via install.packages("texreg", repos="http://R-Forge.R-project.org")). I'm not sure it's in the current CRAN release (2015-04-07)...

Here's what we needed to add:

else if ("tobit" %in% class(model)) {
        coefficient.names <- rownames(s$table)
        coefficients <- s$table[, 1]
        standard.errors <- s$table[, 2]
        significance <- s$table[, 5]
        gof <- numeric()
        gof.names <- character()
        gof.decimal <- logical()
        if (include.aic == TRUE) {
            aic <- AIC(model)
            gof <- c(gof, aic)
            gof.names <- c(gof.names, "AIC")
            gof.decimal <- c(gof.decimal, TRUE)
        if (include.bic == TRUE) {
            bic <- BIC(model)
            gof <- c(gof, bic)
            gof.names <- c(gof.names, "BIC")
            gof.decimal <- c(gof.decimal, TRUE)
        if (include.loglik == TRUE) {
            lik <- logLik(model)[1]
            gof <- c(gof, lik)
            gof.names <- c(gof.names, "Log Likelihood")
            gof.decimal <- c(gof.decimal, TRUE)
        if (include.nobs == TRUE) {
            n <- nrow(model$data)
            gof <- c(gof, n)
            gof.names <- c(gof.names, "Num. obs.")
            gof.decimal <- c(gof.decimal, FALSE)
        tr <- createTexreg(coef.names = coefficient.names, coef = coefficients, 
            se = standard.errors, pvalues = significance, gof.names = gof.names, 
            gof = gof, gof.decimal = gof.decimal)
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