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SWINDEX: Stata module to create a standardized weighted index of multiple indicator variables

Benjamin Schwab, Sarah Janzen, Nicholas Magnan () and William M. Thompson ()
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Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics

Abstract: swindex calculates a standardized weighted index from the variables in the varlist. The procedure follows a GLS weighting procedure as described in Anderson (JASA, 2008).

Language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 14
Keywords: indicator variables; index (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021-02-24
Note: Published in Stata Journal, 2020, 20:4. This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install swindex". 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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http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/s/swindex_ex_submit.do sample do-file (text/plain)
http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/y/yop_data.dta sample data file (application/x-stata)

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