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Re: st: many dummy variables in one variable
how about using -xi- instead of creating dummy variables (xi will
create dummy vars as needed)?
xi: reg y x i.industry
will do the same as
tab industry, gen(ids)
reg y x id1 ids2 ....
On 10/13/05, Scott Cunningham <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Oct 12, 2005, at 10:48 PM, FUKUGAWA, N. wrote:
> > Suppose we create dummy variables from ids1 to ids50 by writing
> > tab industry, gen(ids) ,
> > how can I include 50 dummies in the model instead of writing
> > reg y x ids1 ids2 ids3 ... ids50 ?
> > Thanks in advance.
> I usually do it like this:
> reg y x ids*
> So long as you don't have other variables, besides the dummies, with
> that kind of prefix (ids--), then regress y onto all fifty dummies,
> as well as x.
> scott cunningham
> dept. of economics
> university of georgia
> athens, ga
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