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Re: st: Income distribution


From   Sridhar Telidevara <sridhar.telidevara@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Income distribution
Date   Wed, 3 Mar 2010 17:48:30 -0500

Thank you Austin. I'll be waiting for your programs.

Sridhar

On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 4:44 PM, Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com> wrote:
> Sridhar Telidevara <sridhar.telidevara@gmail.com> :
>
> I have some programs to do this for various distributions (note that
> smfit, dagumfit, etc. on SSC are for unit-record rather than grouped
> data).  Once I track them down, I can post them to SSC, probably in
> the next day or two, with the help of Kit Baum.
>
> On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 3:59 PM, Sridhar Telidevara
> <sridhar.telidevara@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Does anybody know whether stata has programs to estimate the
>> parameters of various distributions (like Singh-Maddala, beta-2,
>> lognormal etc.) if the income data are available in the grouped form.
>> Unit wise income data are not available.  This is the case for
>> household income data, where typically only frequencies within
>> specified classes are available. The underlying distribution of the
>> continuous data is modeled by the above mentioned parametric models.
>>
>> Thank you,
>>
>> Sridhar
>
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