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Re: st: Jenkins wage gap index?

From   Maarten buis <>
Subject   Re: st: Jenkins wage gap index?
Date   Sat, 17 Nov 2007 15:10:41 +0000 (GMT)

--- Tam Phan <> wrote:
> I am new to stata. I am trying to figure out if STATA 10 has
> predefine/user written program on how to measure Jenkin's (1994) wage
> gap index. One being the (Ct) which is the area between the
> Generalized Lorenz Curve (GLC) and the Generalized Concentration
> Curve, while the other index incorporates the degree of aversion
> against the wage gap?  I believe there are some predefine functions,
> however, I am not too sure on how to implement this. If anyone know
> of any example that actually measure this (maybe an Internet link to
> some ppt slide?), I would appreciate it!

Remember to give full references. I am assuming you are refering to
work by Stephen Jenkins, you could have a look at his -ineqdeco-
-ssc desc ineqdeco-

-- Maarten

Maarten L. Buis
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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