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UNEMP: Stata module module to compute aggregate households employment deprivation (or unemployment) measures

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  • Carlos Gradin

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    (University of Vigo)

unemp computes aggregate households employment deprivation measures which are sensitive to the distribution of employment among deprived households. The individual gap in employment can either be a dummy (1 if unemployed, 0 if employed) or a continuous variable (i.e. relative gap in hours worked with respect to whished hours). The program computes the family of FGT-type unemployment measures at the household level proposed in Gradin, Canto, and Del Rio, "Measuring employment deprivation in the EU using a household-level index", Review of Economics of the Household. It first computes a household-level deprivation measure and then aggregates across all target households.

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Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S457821.

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Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 7
Date of creation: 25 Apr 2014
Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457821
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