|From||"Mutysheva, Dinara" <DMutysheva@ceri.ca>|
|Subject||st: RE: creating lag variable|
|Date||Wed, 9 Jun 2004 09:21:46 -0600|
Just put a letter "l" and period after it, like if you want to lag variable x, it's
l.x -- x is lagged once
l2.x -- x is lagged twice and so on
From: sarah smith [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: 2004-06-08 21:49
Subject: st: creating lag variable
Dear Stata users;
I am trying to create a lag variable
y(t) = x(t-1)
I searched for a lag function but could not find. Any suggestions?
>From: Roger Newson <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: st: Tempvars with ylabel
>Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2004 20:32:54 +0100
>At 19:35 08/06/2004, Doug A. Simmons wrote:
>>Is it possible to use tempvars (or some other Stata variable) to specify
>>values with the -ylabel- command? I have tried
>>but it gives me the error
>>"invalid label specifier, : __000000:".
>>It appears to be evaluating to the macro name, but not the stored
>>value. I have tried using compound quotes, but get similar results.
>>I am attempting to build a .do file that will automate the graphing of
>>data that varies such that `Mean' could be different at each run of the
>>file. I use -graph twoway line `Mean'- to generate a reference line on
>>my graph and it works as expected. It just doesn't seem quite right to
>>me that I can use the temporary variable to draw the graph, but not to
>>Thank you for your assistance.
>Doug might like to use my -regaxis- package, downloadable from SSC, which
>inputs one or more variables and/or values which must be in the axis range
>and creates a set of axis labels as output in a macro. The package contains
>2 programs, -regaxis- for regular linear axes and -logaxis- for regular
>logarithmic axes. In Stata, type
>ssc describe regaxis
>to find out more.
>I hope this helps.
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