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SVYGEI_SVYATK: Stata module to derive the sampling variances of Generalized Entropy and Atkinson inequality indices when estimated from complex survey data

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  • Stephen P. Jenkins

    () (London School of Economics and Political Science)

  • Martin Biewen

    () (University of Tuebingen)

Abstract

-svygei- and -svyatk- are programs to estimate Generalized Entropy and Atkinson inequality indices, together with their sampling variances. Sampling variances are calculated using a linearization method proposed by Woodruff (JASA, 1971). The program may also be used to calculate sampling variances in the case where there are i.i.d. observations.

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  • Stephen P. Jenkins & Martin Biewen, 2005. "SVYGEI_SVYATK: Stata module to derive the sampling variances of Generalized Entropy and Atkinson inequality indices when estimated from complex survey data," Statistical Software Components S453601, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 31 Aug 2017.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s453601
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    inequality; generalized entropy; Atkinson index; variances;

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