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st: RE: RE: quarterly data


From   "Terra Curtis" <terra.curtis@cambridgefinance.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: RE: quarterly data
Date   Mon, 31 Oct 2005 12:56:42 -0500

Thank you Kit and Nick.  I'm sorry I ask some very trivial questions as this
is all very new to me.  Your experience and advice is very much appreciated.

Terra 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nick Cox
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2005 12:37 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: RE: quarterly data

The function is -yq()-. This was mentioned in my longish posting to the list
yesterday aimed squarely in your direction. 

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

Terra Curtis
 
> I have two variables, quarter and year, and I would like to generate a 
> new variable which stata recognizes as the quarter and year together, 
> so that I can -tsset- my data.  I thought about using the -date- 
> function, but it doesn't seem this has a quarterly option.  Any ideas?

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