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INEQRBD: Stata module to calculate regression-based inequality decomposition

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  • Carlo V. Fiorio

    () (University of Milan)

  • Stephen P. Jenkins

    () (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Abstract

ineqrbd performs regression-based decomposition of the inequality in depvar into the contributions accounted for by each of the rhsvars. The formulae used are those proposed by Fields (2003) which, in turn, are closely related to those proposed by Shorrocks (1982) for non-regression-based decomposition of inequality by income source.

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  • Carlo V. Fiorio & Stephen P. Jenkins, 2008. "INEQRBD: Stata module to calculate regression-based inequality decomposition," Statistical Software Components S456960, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 02 Apr 2010.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s456960
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    inequality; decomposition; Fields; Shorrocks;

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