SAS Code Fragments
Heckman Selection Model

This example is taken from Stata's manual on Heckman model. The data set womenwk.sas7bdat is in SAS 8 format and can be accessed following the link.

libname in 'd:\data\sas';
data womenwk;
  set in.womenwk;
  sel = (wage~=.);
run;
proc qlim data = womenwk ;
  model sel = married children education age /discrete;
  model wage = education age /select(sel=1);
run;
The QLIM Procedure
                          Summary Statistics of Continuous Responses
                                                                                  N Obs  N Obs
                                  Standard                       Lower     Upper  Lower  Upper
Variable         N      Mean         Error        Type           Bound     Bound  Bound  Bound
  wage        1343  23.69217      6.305374      Regular
         Discrete Response Profile of sel
Index         Value           Frequency    Percent
  1             0                   657      32.85
  2             1                  1343      67.15


             Model Fit Summary
Number of Endogenous Variables             2
Endogenous Variable                 sel wage
Number of Observations                  2000
Log Likelihood                         -5178
Maximum Absolute Gradient          0.0001161
Number of Iterations                      24
AIC                                    10377
Schwarz Criterion                      10433
Algorithm converged.
                         Parameter Estimates
                                      Standard                 Approx
Parameter             Estimate           Error    t Value    Pr > |t|
wage.Intercept        0.485795        1.077038       0.45      0.6520
wage.EDUCATION        0.989953        0.053256      18.59      <.0001
wage.AGE              0.213129        0.020603      10.34      <.0001
_Sigma.wage           6.004795        0.165720      36.23      <.0001
sel.Intercept        -2.491015        0.189340     -13.16      <.0001
sel.MARRIED           0.445171        0.067395       6.61      <.0001
sel.CHILDREN          0.438707        0.027783      15.79      <.0001
sel.EDUCATION         0.055732        0.010735       5.19      <.0001
sel.AGE               0.036510        0.004153       8.79      <.0001
_Rho                  0.703504        0.051227      13.73      <.0001

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