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HOI: Stata module to compute Human Opportunity Index

  • Joao Pedro Azevedo


    (World Bank)

  • Samuel Franco
  • Eliana Rubiano
  • Alejandro Hoyos

hoi computes the Human Opportunity Index proposed by Barros et al (2008), including the Coverage of Basic Opportunities (P), the Dissimilarity Index (D), and the Human Opportunity Index (HOI). Analytical standard errors are reported for the P, D, and HOI. The program also computes two decompositions of changes of the HOI: (i) the scale and distribution decomposition Barros et al (2008); and, (ii) the composition, equalization and scale decomposition presented in (Molinas et al, 2010).

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Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S457191.

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Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 8.0, indeplist and statsmat from SSC
Date of creation: 15 Oct 2010
Date of revision: 05 Apr 2011
Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457191
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