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SVYGEI_SVYATK: Stata module to derive the sampling variances of Generalized Entropy and Atkinson inequality indices when estimated from complex survey data

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  • Stephen P. Jenkins

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    (London School of Economics and Political Science)

  • Martin Biewen

    ()
    (University of Frankfurt)

Abstract

-svygei- and -svyatk- are programs to estimate Generalized Entropy and Atkinson inequality indices, together with their sampling variances. Sampling variances are calculated using a linearization method proposed by Woodruff (JASA, 1971). The program may also be used to calculate sampling variances in the case where there are i.i.d. observations.

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Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S453601.

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Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 8.2
Date of creation: 20 Jun 2005
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Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s453601

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Keywords: inequality; generalized entropy; Atkinson index; variances;

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