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RE: st: Year to start 1st April

From   Richard Williams <>
To, <>
Subject   RE: st: Year to start 1st April
Date   Sun, 07 Mar 2004 11:29:34 -0500

At 04:02 PM 3/7/2004 +0000, Nick Cox wrote:
In addition, an -egen- function -ncyear()- is bundled
in -egenmore- on SSC.
That is a nice solution. Incidentally, the docs for the ncyear fnc say it

returns an integer variable labelled with labels such as "1952/53"

However, I tried it in Stata 8 and got no such labels; but then I tried it in Stata 7 and the labels were there. Could some change in Stata 8 have zapped the labels?

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