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SPMON: Stata module to create spatial effect variable for monadic data


  • Eric Neumayer

    () (London School of Economics and Political Science)

  • Thomas Plümper

    () (University of Essex)


spmon generates a spatial effect variable for analysis of spatial dependence in monadic data, i.e. where the estimation dataset consists of individual units (as in the vast majority of datasets used in the social sciences), rather than of dyads (pairs of units). It can create spatial effect variables for spatial lag, spatial-x and spatial error models.

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  • Eric Neumayer & Thomas Plümper, 2009. "SPMON: Stata module to create spatial effect variable for monadic data," Statistical Software Components S457010, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 02 Jul 2013.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457010 Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install spmon". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.

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