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JMPIERCE: Stata module to perform Juhn-Murphy-Pierce decomposition


  • Ben Jann

    () (University of Bern)

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jmpierce computes the decomposition of differences between two outcome distributions introduced by Juhn, Murphy and Pierce (1993). Examples are the decomposition of changes in the income distribution over time, the decomposition of male-female wage differentials, or the decomposition of wage inequality differences between countries. This routine was previously circulated as jmp.

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  • Ben Jann, 2005. "JMPIERCE: Stata module to perform Juhn-Murphy-Pierce decomposition," Statistical Software Components S444803, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 25 Oct 2006.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s448803
    Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install jmpierce". The module is made available under terms of the GPL v3 ( Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.

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