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Re: st: -ineqdeco- and inequality decomposition by population subgroup


From   sara hussain <sara_hussain123@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: -ineqdeco- and inequality decomposition by population subgroup
Date   Mon, 3 Apr 2006 10:46:47 +0100 (BST)

Many thanks Professor Jenkins for your helpful and
quick response.

--- "Stephen P. Jenkins" <stephenj@essex.ac.uk> wrote:

> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Sun, 2 Apr 2006 15:13:39 +0100 (BST)
> From: sara hussain <sara_hussain123@yahoo.co.uk>
> Subject: st: Inequality: dynamic decomposition
> 
> Dear Stata users,
> 
> I would like to undertake a dynamic decomposition of
> inequality (i.e. pure inequality and compositional
> effects) given by Mookhrerjee and Shorrocks (1982)
> and
> applied by Jenkins (1995). I have looked at ineqdeco
> and I don't think that this routime can be used. Any
> suggestion would be most apprecaited.
> 
> ====================================
> 
> -ineqdeco- reports all the components that are used
> in the
> decompositions by population subgroup of inequality
> change proposed by
> Mookherjee and Shorrocks (Economic Journal 1982) and
> applied by Jenkins
> (Economica 1995).  You run the program once for year
> A and again for
> year B. The articles focussed on the mean log
> deviation inequality index
> (generalised entropy index with parameter alpha = 0)
> 
> What -ineqdeco- does not currently do is save all of
> the estimated
> components as saved results in r(). (When I revise
> the program in
> future, I shall be addressing this issue.)  So, for
> the decompositions
> of inequality change, you have to retrieve the
> estimates by hand from a
> log file
> 
> 
> Stephen  (author of -ineqdeco- and -ineqdec0- )
>
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> Professor Stephen P. Jenkins <stephenj@essex.ac.uk>
> Institute for Social and Economic Research
> University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, U.K.
> Tel: +44 1206 873374.  Fax: +44 1206 873151.
> http://www.iser.essex.ac.uk  
> Survival Analysis using Stata:
>
http://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/teaching/degree/stephenj/ec968/
> 
> 
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