DAGFIT: Stata module to fit a Generalized Beta (Type 2) distribution to grouped data via ML
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smgfit fits by ML the 3 parameter Dagum (Dagum, 1977,1980) distribution to a sample of counts or frequencies by income category. (For an estimator designed for unit record data, ssc desc dagumfit). Optionally specified variables z1var and z2var encode the lower and upper limits of each interval; if they are not specified, variables serving that role and called z1 and z2 are assumed to exist.
Requires: Stata version 8.2
Keywords: Dagum; income distribution; multinomial maximum likelihood; grouped; interval; censored (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install dagfit". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/d/dagfit.ado program code (text/plain)
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http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/d/dagfit.hlp help file (text/plain)
Software Item: GBGFIT: Stata module to fit a Generalized Beta (Type 2) distribution to grouped data via ML (2010)
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