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From   "Hans J. Baumgartner" <hbaumgartner@diw.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Combining two variables
Date   Wed, 13 Oct 2004 15:37:22 +0200

Hi:
I have one variable with quarters q (1-4) and one variable with years y (1950-2004), which I would like to combine into one single variable newvar that has the values 1999Q2 if y==2 and y==1999.

Is there any straight forward command for this?

Thanks in advance

Hans

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Hans J. Baumgartner DIW Berlin
German Institute for Economic Research
Dept. Public Economics
Königin-Luise-Str. 5; 14195 Berlin; Germany Tel.: +49/30/89789-307 Fax.: +49/30/89789-114
http://www.diw.de
http://www.hansbaumgartner.de




--
Hans J. Baumgartner DIW Berlin
German Institute for Economic Research
Dept. Public Economics
Königin-Luise-Str. 5; 14195 Berlin; Germany Tel.: +49/30/89789-307 Fax.: +49/30/89789-114
http://www.diw.de
http://www.hansbaumgartner.de


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