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st: RE: collapse panel data for each year


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: collapse panel data for each year
Date   Fri, 28 May 2004 16:53:46 +0100

Once you've -collapse-d the data once, you 
have a new dataset, so I can't see that 
you'd want to do this in a loop. 

At first glance you just need to include
the variable for country in the -by()- option. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

sarah smith
> 
> I have panel data for several industries in 40 countries for 
> 20 years. For 
> each year, I am trying to collapse the data by country. I 
> tried to use 
> foreach and forvalues commands, but could not work it out. I would 
> appreciate if you can help me.

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