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SIMPPLOT: Stata module creating a plot describing p-values from a simulation by comparing nominal significance levels with the coverages


  • Maarten L. Buis

    () (University of Konstanz)


simpplot describes the results of a simulation that inspects the coverage of a statistical test. simpplot displays by default the deviations from the nominal significance level against the entire range of possible nominal significance levels. It also displays the range (Monte Carlo region of acceptance) within which one can reasonably expect these deviations to remain if the test is well behaved.

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  • Maarten L. Buis, 2012. "SIMPPLOT: Stata module creating a plot describing p-values from a simulation by comparing nominal significance levels with the coverages," Statistical Software Components S457467, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 05 Jul 2013.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457467
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    simulation; coverage; Monte Carlo errors;


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