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RE: st: RE: collapse panel data for each year
... , by(country year)
The keyword is "include".
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of sarah smith
> Sent: 28 May 2004 17:15
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: st: RE: collapse panel data for each year
> Hi Nick,
> If I use collapse as below:
> collapse x y, by(country)
> It is not useful for me since I need to run collapse for the
> data portions
> in each of the 20 years.
> >From: "Nick Cox" <email@example.com>
> >Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >To: <email@example.com>
> >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.
> >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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