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st: Re: Good news and pound signs


From   "Ada Ma" <Pelikan_4001@hotmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re: Good news and pound signs
Date   Tue, 4 Nov 2003 23:41:43 -0000

Clive wrote:
> -joinby name1983 name1997 conpc labpc libpc natpc othpc tuout incumb enp
> consppc labsppc libsppc natsppc ownocc owner rentpriv hse_ass council
> sec_home car no_ch white black ipb othernw nonwhite ecactive inactive
> ft_work pt_work selfempl govschem dole under_16 age16_24 age25_39 age40_65
> pension workage sgparent migrants illness seg_i seg_ii seg_iiin seg_iiin
> seg_iv seg_v hp80 hp81 hp82 hp83 hp84 hp85 hp86 hp87 hp88 hp89 hp90 hp91
> hp92 hp93 hp94 hp95 hp96 hpq197 marginal speak97 ward20 ward10 emp91
> pens91 sick owner91 educ91 ncwp91 unem91 agri91 enwa91 manu91 fina91
> army91 welsh91 using c:\data\c97.dta, unmatched(both)-

My god do you really need so many variables to identify an observation in
your sample?????  Many of the variables in your list looks like they are
dummy variables, so I guess possibly not?

Ada Ma
Department of Economics
University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Pelikan_4001@hotmail.com
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