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st: Decomposition of effects: logit/probit models


From   Christer.Thrane@hil.no
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Decomposition of effects: logit/probit models
Date   Wed, 26 Nov 2003 10:24:08 +0100

Hi,

The commands -decomp- and -decompose- perform the the Oaxaca/Blinder
decompositions regarding especially gender or race differences in earnings
or wages.

I would like to perform an analysis applying the Oaxaca/Blinder
decomposition-logic in the case where the dependent variable is binary,
say, work fulltime (1) or not (0).

A paper by Picot and Myles* describes generically how to perform such an
analysis. My question is: Has anyone written a do-file (or an ado-file) to
carry out such a task?

Best regards,

Christer Thrane
Lillehammer University College

*Picot, G., & Myles, J. (1996) Social Transfers, Changing Family Structure
and Low Income among Children. Canadian Public Policy, 22, 244-267.


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