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st: RE: RE: error using xtserial
You have put your finger on the problem then.
You need to -tsset- in terms of quadrennia,
> Thanks for your message Nick. I did not use any "if"
> condition, and the
> variables I use don't have any missing values. There are two
> issues with my
> dataset, however: one is that it is an unbalanced panel. And
> also, the
> observations that I use are 4-year-periods averages, so the
> variable that
> defines the years in the tsset statement is not made of
> consecutive values.
> This could also arise if an -if- condition
> excludes all the data, and/or there are
> problems with missing values.
> >I was wondering if somebody out there could help me. I am
> trying to test
> >autocorrelation in panel data using xtserial, and when I run
> the command I
> >get an error that says "no observations". I read that this
> error arises
> >some of the variables that I use are string type instead of
> numerical. But
> >all the variables that I use in the test -not in the file-
> are numerical
> >(float type). Could the error come from any other problem?.
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