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OAXACA8: Stata module to compute decompositions of outcome differentials

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  • Ben Jann

    () (University of Bern)

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Given the results from two models previously estimated and stored, oaxaca8 computes various versions of the so called Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition of the mean outcome differential. An example is the decomposition of the gender wage gap. oaxaca8 also provides standard errors for the computed decomposition components. oaxaca2 is a wrapper for oaxaca8. It first estimates the group models and then performs the decomposition. A newer version of this routine is available as oaxaca.

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  • Ben Jann, 2005. "OAXACA8: Stata module to compute decompositions of outcome differentials," Statistical Software Components S450604, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 06 May 2008.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s450604
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