AINEQUAL: Stata module to compute measures of inequality
Abstractainequal computes a series of inequality measures of the variables in varlist. It is a revised and upgraded version of inequal7 and inequal published by Edward Whitehouse in STB-23. inequal7 also supersedes the previously released inequal2. Up to 5 variables can be specified in varlist. The inequality measures computed are: the "relative mean deviation", the "coefficient of variation", the "standard deviation of logs", the"Gini index", the "Mehran index", the "Piesch index", the "Kakwani index", "Theil entropy index", the "mean log deviation" and the "generalised entropy measure" with sensitivity parameters -1 and 2.
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Bibliographic InfoSoftware component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S456748.
Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 7
Date of creation: 27 Jul 2006
Date of revision: 13 Apr 2007
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install ainequal". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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Postal: Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill MA 02467 USA
Web page: http://fmwww.bc.edu/EC/
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