maxLik: Maximum Likelihood Estimation and Related Tools

Functions for Maximum Likelihood (ML) estimation, non-linear optimization, and related tools. It includes a unified way to call different optimizers, and classes and methods to handle the results from the Maximum Likelihood viewpoint. It also includes a number of convenience tools for testing and developing your own models.

Version: 1.4-4
Depends: R (≥ 2.4.0), miscTools (≥ 0.6-8), methods
Imports: sandwich
Suggests: testthat, MASS, clue, dlm
Published: 2020-09-04
Author: Ott Toomet, Arne Henningsen, with contributions from Spencer Graves and Yves Croissant
Maintainer: Ott Toomet <otoomet at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: maxLik citation info
Materials: NEWS
In views: Optimization
CRAN checks: maxLik results


Reference manual: maxLik.pdf
Vignettes: SGA Example
Package source: maxLik_1.4-4.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release: maxLik_1.4-4.tgz, r-oldrel: maxLik_1.4-4.tgz
Old sources: maxLik archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: censReg, games, gmnl, hermite, IntLik, lmmot, mhurdle, mlogitBMA, oglmx, pglm, PrevMap, Rchoice, sampleSelection, ssfa, truncreg
Reverse imports: apollo, BLOQ, DEsingle, DirichletReg, DWreg, emhawkes, endoSwitch, fastR2, fitteR, forrel, GeneAccord, lmvar, mclcar, metaSDTreg, mfGARCH, mixl, nhm, ohenery, paramlink, plm, predkmeans, rDEA, sensmediation, sigInt, splm, starvars, tcensReg, ui
Reverse suggests: coefplot, CollocInfer, micEconCES, surveillance


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