Software

apc: Estimating age, period and cohort effects

Date: 30 January 2012
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This module can be used within STATA to estimate the coffecients of the linear age−period−cohort (apc) model.

Installation instructions:

  • Copy the ado file (apc.ado) and the help file (apc.sthlp) into your personal ado file directory. If you do not know where this is type 'sysdir' in STATA. The path listed next to 'PERSONAL' will be the location of this folder.
  • Once copied in the command and help file can be called from within STATA in the same way as any other command can. The help file is called by typing 'help apc'. A PDF copy of the help file is available here.