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Re: st: gidecomposition...problems


From   "Marcela C. Perticara" <mcp45@georgetown.edu>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: gidecomposition...problems
Date   Fri, 28 Jul 2006 10:39:52 -0400

It is  a program written by Michael M. Lokshin and Martin Ravallion from the
WB (it should be available at their web site).
I am not very familiar with it (I donīt have a copy of the program with me),
but I think var1 (and var2) should be welfare indicator variables (income,
consumption).

Marcela


----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Goldstein" <richgold@ix.netcom.com>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Friday, July 28, 2006 8:08 AM
Subject: Re: st: gidecomposition...problems


> I am unable to find this program (using -which- or -findit-);
> where does it come from?
>
> Rich
>
> Vincenzo Lombardo wrote:
>
> > dear  all,
> > i am using the gidecomposition program in stata 9 to decompose the
change
> > in poverty into the 3 effects. the outcome I get looks like this:
> >
> > Growth and Inequality Poverty Decomposition
> >
> > Base year 1    Base year    2    Average effect
> >
> > Poverty rate (P0)           100.000    100.000
> >
> > Change in P0                 0.000    0.000        0.000
> >
> > Growth component             0.000    0.000        0.000
> > Redistribution component     0.000    0.000        0.000
> > Interaction component        0.000    0.000        0.000
> >
> > that is, it is as stata does not recognize any changes in the
Head-Count. I
> > canceled out from my original dataset all the variables not needed, and
I
> > kept only Head-Count for each region (I have 19 italian region, for
which
> > i will use "if"), year and gini coefficient..
> > could you tell me why stata does not reply as it was supposed? Am I
doing
> > something wrong? for instance should I set some description of the
> > distribution or of the data??
> > the command I used to implement the decomposition is:
> >
> > gidecomposition using "C:\Documents and
> > Settings\Vicius\Desktop\MAData\decomposition\usingI_1989.dta" if
> > region==1, var1(rHC) var2(rHC) pline1(povline) pline2(povline) hc
> >
> > thanks a lot
> > warm regards, vincenzo
> >
> >
> >
>
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