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_GAPPORT: Stata module to calculates seats in party-list proportional representation

Ulrich Kohler ()

Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics

Abstract: egen-function apport(varname} creates a new variable holding the number of seats on the basis of the absolute number of valid votes in varname. The apportionment can be done by using either a quota method or five different divisor methods are introduced.

Language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 10
Keywords: voting schemes; proportional representation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011-02-10
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install _gapport". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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