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st: RE: Binary outcome Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition

From   "Stephen P Jenkins" <[email protected]>
To   <[email protected]>
Subject   st: RE: Binary outcome Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition
Date   Wed, 18 Feb 2004 15:00:41 -0000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] 
> [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of 
> Joao Pedro W. de Azevedo
> Sent: 18 February 2004 13:46
> To: [email protected]
> Subject: st: Binary outcome Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition 
> Dear Statausers,
> I've recently came across a few papers that present an 
> extension of the Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition methods for 
> Probit or Logit models. I would like to know if anyone in the 
> list has attempted to implement such decompositions in Stata. 
> Many thanks, Jo�o Pedro
> References:
> Fairlie, R. (2003) An extension of the Blinder-Oaxaca 
> Decomposition Techniques to Logit and Probit Models. Economic 
> Growth Center - Yale University.
> Farilie, R. (1999) The absence of African-American Owned 
> Business: An analysis of the Dynamics of Self-Employment. 
> Journal of Labour Economics,
> 17(1): 80-108.

Be aware that the methods for such decompositions were presented long
and in a definitive fashion, by  

Gomulka, J. and Stern, N. (1990). "The Employment of Married Women in
the United Kingdom 1970�83", Economica, vol 57, pp 171�99.

Their appendix also indicates how to get standard errors for the
I do not have this stuff hard-wired into a program, but it is relatively
straightforward to do, I think.


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