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Re: st: Is it possible with difgt (from DASP package) to analyse groups keeping the whole population median?


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Is it possible with difgt (from DASP package) to analyse groups keeping the whole population median?
Date   Mon, 17 Feb 2014 08:40:18 +0000

See e.g. http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2013-02/msg00932.html
and the post it cites. DASP is hidden behind a registration wall,
unusually for Stata user-written software. The implication seems to me
that you should seek support from the authors.

Nick
njcoxstata@gmail.com


On 17 February 2014 08:25, Collado Diego <Diego.Collado@uantwerpen.be> wrote:
> Dear Statalist,
>
> I would like to study the difference between pre-transfers and post-transfers incomes of a certain group. Something like this:
>
> difgt inc_pre_transfers inc_post_transfers, opl1(median) opl2(median) cond1(subgroup of population) cond2(subgroup of population) prop1(50) prop2(50)
>
> The problem is that the medians are calculated from the subgroup of population and not from the whole population.
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Diego Collado
>
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