[R] tests on polr object

John Fox jfox at mcmaster.ca
Wed Dec 22 21:26:23 CET 2010

Dear bp,

Is it sensible to do Durbin-Watson and Breusch-Pagan tests for
proportional-odds or ordered-logit models?


John Fox
Senator William McMaster 
  Professor of Social Statistics
Department of Sociology
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
web: socserv.mcmaster.ca/jfox

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> Behalf Of Benjamin Polidore
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> Subject: [R] tests on polr object
> Using ordered probit model, I get errors from dwt and bptest.
> dwt:
> Error in durbinWatsonTest.default(...) : requires vector of residuals
> bptest:
> Error in storage.mode(y) <- "double" :
>   invalid to change the storage mode of a factor
> I imagine I have to restate as an individual probit model for each
> but is there an easier way?
> thanks,
> bp
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