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st: Gini decomposition by population subgroup
On Thu, 03 Oct 2002 11:02:43 +0000 Ye Xu <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> What I want to do is to compute an index of land inequality
> at the regional level. Let's call the region a district.
> I start out with household (hh) level data (and each hh has an ID,
> for each hh, I know the amount of land owned in acres (this
> goes from zero to some large number).
> each hh lives in a district (a region) and in my data this
> is identified by the ID "iddist".
> I want to find inequality in land-distribution within each
> I have already checked stata's ado file listthere is a program that
> calculates the gini coefficient.
> but if I use it direclty on household data I will get
> 1 gini coeff for the whole of data. I want a different
> gini coeff for each district. (ie I want gini (or inequality)
> BY DISTTICT).
ineqdeco acres, by(iddist)
In an up-to-date Stata 7, you can ensure you have the latest
versions of the -ineqdeco- (and -ineqdec0-) programs by typing
ssc install ineqdeco
ssc install ineqdec0
Add ", replace" to the commands if you already have older versions.
Professor Stephen P. Jenkins <email@example.com>
Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)
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