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RE: st: xtabond has changed in stata9 and I can't explain why
Nick and David: Ok, I did -update all- on my stata8. Now I get the same
results in both versions stata 8 and stata9, showing that my xtabond
has been updated in Stata8 (Nick, yes I understand your point that the
update was made by Stata to version 8). What ultimately answered my
question was the information under "xtabond" when I did -help whatsnew-
after my updating. This info explains the errors that existed in the
nonupdated xtabond version.
You've missed David's point.
To see the latest -xtabond-, you just need to
-update- your Stata 8. Stata 9 added masses
of things, but nothing to -xtabond-.
> thanks for your response. Is there a way that I can see what
> updates to
> xtabond have been made to xtabond from stata8 to stata9? This
> will help
> me understand what xtabond is doing differently compared to
> before, and
> hence what I should do differently in my analysis if I use
> the updated version of stata8, or if I use stata9.
David M. Drukker, StataCorp
> Tewodaj Mogues <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote that the
> -pre( ,lagstruct())- option causes -xtabond- to produce different
> results in
> Stata 8 and Stata 9.
> I suspect that Tewodaj is not using an up-to-date Stata 8 and that the
> difference is due to the changes to -xtabond- that were part of the
> 14may2004 update to Stata 8.
> I suggest that Tewodaj type
> . update all
> in his version of Stata 8.
> Since the 14may2004 update, no changes have been made to -xtabond-.
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