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st: RE: filling in a panel
-xfill- by Tony Brady of Sealed Envelope may be helpful.
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Hope this helps,
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> Hi guys,
> So i have this survey data that is not balanced and i have defined as a
> panel using
> . tsset id time
> the problem is that there are like 5 or 6 other variables that are key
> identifiers that need to be used in other parts of the analysis such as
> seasons, housecodes, etc. The missingness for the numeric variables I
> managed to fix using the lead and foreward time series operators.
> what i cant fix is the alphanumeric housecode the lead/foreward operators
> dont seem to like. I keep getting a type mismatch error when i do
> replace hcode = L1.hcode if time > 1 & time < 4 /*there are 3 time
> I was wondering if there is any cool way of filling in the grid for string
> type variables in this kind of a setting.
> mucho gusto,
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