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SMITHWELCH: Stata module to compute trend decomposition of outcome differentials


  • Ben Jann

    () (University of Bern)


smithwelch computes decompositions of differences in mean outcome differentials. Smith and Welch (1989) used such decomposition techniques in their analysis of the change in the black-white wage differential over time. An alternative application would be the decomposition of country differences in the male-female wage gap.

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  • Ben Jann, 2005. "SMITHWELCH: Stata module to compute trend decomposition of outcome differentials," Statistical Software Components S444805, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 25 Oct 2006.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s448805
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