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ALIGNMICRO: Stata module to perform alignment in microsimulation


  • Jinjing Li

    () (National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM), The Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis (IGPA), University of Canberra, Australia)


alignmicro implements some common microsimulation alignment algorithms for binary variables as described in Li and O'Donoghue (Journal of Artificial Society and Simulation, 2014). The command creates a binary variable as an output, based on the observation's original probability, overall target probability, and the alignment method selected.

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  • Jinjing Li, 2014. "ALIGNMICRO: Stata module to perform alignment in microsimulation," Statistical Software Components S457855, Boston College Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457855
    Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install alignmicro". 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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    microsimulation; alignment; probability;


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