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Re: st: Jenkins wage gap index?


From   "Tam Phan" <tamdphan@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Jenkins wage gap index?
Date   Sat, 17 Nov 2007 14:31:52 -0500

The wage index proposed by Jenkins can be found in:
Earnings and discrimination measurement -A distributional approach.
Journal of Econometrics 61 (1994) pp. 81-102.




On Nov 17, 2007 10:10 AM, Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> --- Tam Phan <tamdphan@gmail.com> 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-
> command:
> -ssc desc ineqdeco-
>
> -- Maarten
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