DIRIFIT: Stata module to fit a Dirichlet distribution
Maarten Buis (),
Nicholas Cox () and
Stephen Jenkins ()
Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics
dirifit fits by maximum likelihood a Dirichlet distribution to a set of variables. Usually these variables are proportions, e.g. proportions of the budget of municipalities spent on categories school, police, and other. These proportions can be made dependent on covariates, e.g. political orientation of ruling parties, and whether or not the municipality is urban.
Requires: Stata version 8.2
Keywords: maximum likelihood; Dirichlet distribution; proportions (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2006-04-21, Revised 2010-04-19
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install dirifit". The module is made available under terms of the GPL v3 (https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.txt). Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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