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st: RE: RE: quarterly data

From   "Terra Curtis" <>
To   <>
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.


-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Nick Cox
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2005 12:37 PM
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. 


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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