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PROSPERITY: Stata module to compute Shared Prosperity Convergence Index


  • Oscar Barriga Cabanillas

    (World Bank)

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The command prosperity calculates the Shared Prosperity Convergence Index -SPCI-. This is the new indicator that the World Bank uses to measure the progress in the growth and inequality reduction. The base indicator is calculated for the bottom 40 of the distribution but the command includes different options to include different cut-off in the distribution and different sub groups.

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  • Oscar Barriga Cabanillas, 2014. "PROSPERITY: Stata module to compute Shared Prosperity Convergence Index," Statistical Software Components S457847, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 04 Oct 2014.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457847
    Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install prosperity". The module is made available under terms of the GPL v3 ( Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.

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