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st: Re:consecutive obs


From   Christopher F Baum <baum@bc.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re:consecutive obs
Date   Tue, 12 Oct 2004 07:34:07 -0400

On Oct 12, 2004, at 2:33, Carter wrote:

There are duplicate commands already written for Stata, run help
duplicates.

The following link has also come in handy for me in the past if you are
looking to count the recurrence of a particular individual across time.

But duplicates will not address the issues of spells: that is, knowing that someone is in the sample 10 times does not address whether there are gaps in the history. To deal with that you need some of the tricks in tsspell.

Kit Baum, Boston College Economics baum@bc.edu
http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html

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