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"Michael Blasnik" <michael.blasnik@verizon.net> |

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Re: st: Urgent: Saving Coefficient |

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Thu, 25 Mar 2004 16:26:36 -0500 |

yes, add -capture- to the beginning of the command cap reg gdp year .... Michael Blasnik michael.blasnik@verizon.net ----- Original Message ----- From: "Kakatua Kutta" <ambush@earthling.net> To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2004 4:11 PM Subject: RE: st: Urgent: Saving Coefficient > Thanks a lot for your help. The loop ran for a few observation this time but stopped again saying "insufficient observations". Obviously, it stopped because of unability to run the regression with too few observations. Is there any way to make it ignore insufficient numbers and complete the loop? > > Kakatua > > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> > Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2004 10:36:16 -0000 > To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> > Subject: RE: st: Urgent: Saving Coefficient > > > (Apologies for previous premature post.) > > > > You could identify the problematic > > observations upstream and ignore > > them systematically. Also the -regress- > > must be on subsets for this to make sense. > > > > use data > > gen coeff = . > > egen nmiss = rmiss(gdp year) > > encode countrycode if nmiss == 0, gen(id) > > su id, meanonly > > > > qui forval i = 1/`r(max)' { > > reg gdp year if id == `i' > > replace coeff=_b[year] if id == `i' > > } > > > > Note also -statsby-. > > > > Nick > > n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk > > > > Dev Vencappa > > > > > > Thank a lot Dev. But I ran into a rather weird problem while > > > applying it to real data. It seems that the loop abruptly > > > stops whenever their are missing values for variables used > > > in the regression. In my case, the data starts with e.g. BAN > > > and gdp for BAN is all missing like this: > > > > > > Country Code Year GDP > > > BAN 1960 . > > > BAN 1965 . > > > BAN 1970 . > > > > > > > > > The loop does not produce any result and gives "no > > > observation" and just stops. > > > > > > Any suggestions? > > > > > > Kakatua > > > I tired with some fake data where I had missing values for a > > > variable and could not replicate this problem . But try to > > > add an extra condition in the loop, which is to ignore > > > observations that have missing values for GDP. Therefore, > > > your new loop would be: > > > > > > use data > > > sort countrycode year > > > encode countrycode,gen(id) > > > tsset id year > > > gen coeff=. > > > forv id=1/2 { > > > reg gdp year > > > replace coeff=_b[year] if id==`id' & gdp!=. > > > } > > > > > > Give that a try. > > > > * > > * 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/ > > -- > ___________________________________________________________ > Sign-up for Ads Free at Mail.com > http://promo.mail.com/adsfreejump.htm > > * > * 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/

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