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Re: st: RE: [Stata 8] Merge question


From   Cameron Hooper <chooper@umich.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: [Stata 8] Merge question
Date   Sat, 7 May 2005 00:56:34 -0400

Thanks Scott. I never thought to use the merge variable.

Cameron

On May 6, 2005, at 8:39 PM, Scott Merryman wrote:


merge permno date using "C:\Documents and
Settings\Scott_2\Desktop\dates.dta"

gen type = 1 if _m == 3

replace type =1 if _m[_n + 1] == 3 | _m[_n + 2] == 3 |_m[_n - 1] == 3 |
_m[_n - 2] == 3

replace type =3 if _m[_n - 3] == 3 | _m[_n - 4] == 3 | _m[_n - 5] == 3 |
_m[_n -6] == 3 | _m[_n -7] == 3

replace type =2 if _m[_n + 3] == 3 | _m[_n + 4] == 3 | _m[_n + 5] == 3 |
_m[_n +6] == 3 | _m[_n +7] == 3

l in 39/57


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