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"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> |

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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RE: st: Getting stuck at outreg |

Date |
Mon, 1 Dec 2003 16:23:02 -0000 |

if `l' == 2 is the way to test for equality with 2. Does this stop _inside_ -outreg-? Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk Ramani Gunatilaka > Sorry to come up with yet another query so soon after my > last. But I am stuck. > I am running regression-based decompositions of consumption > for three survey years. I want to use outreg so the output > is formatted nicely. Here is part of my code. > > local fname3 "c:\data95\hhineqvar95" > local fname2 "c:\data90\hhineqvar90" > local fname1 "c:\data85\hhineqvar85" > local l=1 > while `l'<=3 { > drop _all > use `fname`l'', clear > regress y var1 var2 var3 etc. > if `l'<2{ > outreg using ineqdec.out, se bdec(2,5,2) bracket > noaster ctitle("1985") title ("Decomposition of inequality > by individual regressor") replace > } > if `l'>1 & `l'<3{ > outreg using ineqdec.out, se bdec(2,5,2) bracket > noaster ctitle("1990") append > } > if `l'>2 { > outreg using ineqdec.out, se bdec(2,5,2) bracket > noaster ctitle("1995") append > } > > Thereafter the code goes on to > save Beta coefficients of the regression > Multiply the variables by the Betas > regress those variables on y, and > save those Betas. > I will spare you those details. > > My problem is that the loop runs once right through, > producing the expected output, then it produces the > regression output for the second run (1990), but gets stuck > somewhere at the second outreg. I set trace on, too, but > couldn't figure out what went wrong. > The message I get when the whole thing stalls is, > > invalid 'and' > r(198); > > > I suspect something is wrong with my if statement. I > replaced the second with - if `l'=2{ - > but that didn't work either. > Would anybody have any ideas? > Thanks so much, > Ramani > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**RE: st: Getting stuck at outreg***From:*Ramani Gunatilaka <Ramani.Gunatilaka@buseco.monash.edu.au>

**References**:**Re: st: Getting stuck at outreg***From:*Ramani Gunatilaka <Ramani.Gunatilaka@buseco.monash.edu.au>

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