SEGREGATION: Stata module to compute segregation indices
Carlos Gradín ()
Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics
dicseg estimates several segregation indices across units (e.g. occupations, schools, ...) in a two-group context (i.e. whites vs. nonwhites, men vs. females, ...). localseg estimates several local and overall segregation indices across units (i.e. occupations, schools, ...) in a multigroup context (e.g. several racial groups) as proposed by Alonso-Villar and Del Rio, Local versus Overall Segregation Measures, Mathematical Social Sciences, 2010. Both modules can use either individual data or data aggregated by units. Optionally, both modules draw the corresponding segregation curves.
Requires: Stata version 10 and matsort from SSC
Keywords: segregation; indices; groups; race (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011-04-05, Revised 2015-04-02
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install segregation". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/s/segregation.sthlp help file (text/plain)
http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/d/dicseg.ado program code (text/plain)
http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/d/dicseg.sthlp help file (text/plain)
http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/l/localseg.ado program code (text/plain)
http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/l/localseg.sthlp help file (text/plain)
http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/s/segdata.dta sample data file (application/x-stata)
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