GBGFIT: Stata module to fit a Generalized Beta (Type 2) distribution to grouped data via ML
Abstractsmgfit fits by ML the 3 parameter Generalized Beta (Type 2), or GB2, distribution to a sample of counts or frequencies by income category. (For an estimator designed for unit record data, ssc desc gb2fit). Optionally specified variables z1var and z2var encode the lower and upper limits of each interval; if they are not specified, variables serving that role and called z1 and z2 are assumed to exist.
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Bibliographic InfoSoftware component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S457132.
Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 8.2
Date of creation: 05 May 2010
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Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install gbgfit". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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Other versions of this item:
- Austin Nichols, 2010. "DAGFIT: Stata module to fit a Generalized Beta (Type 2) distribution to grouped data via ML," Statistical Software Components S457133, Boston College Department of Economics.
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