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Re: st: Years to dates


From   Seb Buechte <sfbuechte@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Years to dates
Date   Tue, 20 Sep 2005 20:26:22 +0200

Terra Curtis asked for an easy way to create a certain date within a known year:

I think of one way, eventhough I am not very familiar with time-series
data, I guess it should still work:

(let the variable "year" be the container of your years than it should
work the following way:)

gen variable1=mdy(1,1,year)
gen variable2=mdy(12,31,year)

kind regards
sebastian


On 9/20/05, Terra Curtis <terra.curtis@cambridgefinance.com> wrote:
> Dear Statalist,
> 
> I have a two variables of type %ty (for example, 1998).  I wish to change
> variable1 to 01/01/1998 and variable2 to 12/31/1998.  Is there an easy way
> of doing this?
> 
> Thanks,
> Terra
> 
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