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PARETOFIT: Stata module to fit a Type 1 Pareto distribution

Stephen Jenkins () and Philippe Van Kerm ()

Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics

Abstract: paretofit fits by ML a Pareto (Type I) distribution to sample observations on a random variable. Unit record data are assumed (rather than grouped data).

Language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 8.0
Keywords: Pareto; distribution (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2007-04-13, Revised 2015-11-11
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install paretofit". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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