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PLZTOWKNR: Stata module to translate German zip codes into electoral districts

Konstantin Glinitzer (), Tobias Gummer (), Malte Kaukal (), Joss Roßmann and Nils Jungmann ()
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Konstantin Glinitzer: GESIS Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences
Tobias Gummer: GESIS Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences

Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics

Abstract: The PLZTOWKNR module translates German zip codes into electoral districts for the German federal elections of 1998, 2002, 2005, 2009, 2013, or 2017. PLZTOWKNR generates a new variable which contains the electoral district number. If a zip codes corresponds to more than one electoral districts, the module generates a new variable for each potential electoral district. The options of this command allow to specify the language of the variable and value labels and missing codes in the zip code variable.

Language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 14
Keywords: Germany; postal codes; electoral districts (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018-04-28, Revised 2021-03-19
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install plztowknr". 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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