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st: New SSC packages: -relrank- and -invcdf-

From   "Jann, Ben" <[email protected]>
To   <[email protected]>
Subject   st: New SSC packages: -relrank- and -invcdf-
Date   Fri, 21 Jan 2005 21:47:52 +0100

Thanks to Kit Baum, two new packages have been uploaded 
to the SSC Archive: -relrank- and -invcdf-.

-relrank- generates the so called (quasi-) relative 
data of a variable compared to an empirical reference 
distribution. This is also called the grade 

-invcdf- applies the inverse empirical cumulative
distribution function (the quantile function) of a 
reference variable to the values of another variable.

(Technically, -invcdf- is just the reverse of 

The two programs may be helpful, for example, in the
analysis of income inequality and wage differentials.


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