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RE: st: Year to start 1st April
Good point. I haven't used it for a long time.
The function is indeed broken in this respect by
a change in official Stata introduced in Stata 8.
I'll put that on a list of programs to fix.
> 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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