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RE: st: turning low frequency data into high frequency


From   "Wallace, John" <John_Wallace@affymetrix.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: turning low frequency data into high frequency
Date   Mon, 14 Mar 2005 09:08:46 -0800

It seems like every field has it's own quirks - what's standard practice
for some is verboten in others.  In biology (and a lot of other
sciences) we'd call this "drawing the curve, then plotting your data".
I use the phrase to gently disparage someone who's cutting corners.

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nick Cox
Sent: Sunday, March 13, 2005 9:28 AM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: RE: st: turning low frequency data into high frequency

I think Fabia really did want what she 
asked for. Economists do this! 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Robert A Yaffee

>   You might wish to try help collapse.
> This will allow you to aggregate your
> file from high to lower frequency.

Fabia Carvalho 
 
> does anyone know if Stata can generate a
> > series of high frequency data (eg. monthly) from an
> > original low frequency one (eg. quarterly)? 

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