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RE: st: Generating State Dummies


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Generating State Dummies
Date   Tue, 21 Jun 2005 15:46:34 +0100

Alternatively, -tab, generate()- generates 
all of them. 

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

gaetano.coletta@casaccia.enea.it
 
> You con use xi command and it will generate n-1 dummies 
> for your categorical variable.
> Try typing:
> xi i.state
 
"ALICE DOBSON" 

> >I have a panel data with each firm located in a 
> >particular state in the US.
> >firmid year state var1 var2 var3..........
> >0001  1992  ME
> >0001  1993  ME
> >0001  1994  ME
> >0001  1995  ME
> >0002  1992  MA
> >0003  1993  MA
> >0004  1994  MA
> >0005  1995  MA
> >
> >How can I generate a state dummy for each observation?

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