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st: RE: very large numbers
gen double ...
will take you as far as Stata will allow.
If 8 * 10^308 is not big enough, I think you
may need to take logs.
> I´m trying to -gen- the exponential form of already quite
> large numbers and
> Stata generates -missing values- for most of the
> observations. I assume they
> are dropped because for their excessive size.
> I do not wish to take any other form of, such as the
> logarithmic transform
> because I need to look at some empirical distributional
> properties of the
> exponential form of some ratios.
> Is there a way to force Stata to accept such large numbers?
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