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Re: st: computing growth rates by country


From   "Daniel Hoechle" <daniel.hoechle@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: computing growth rates by country
Date   Tue, 16 May 2006 19:58:32 +0200

Sumiter,

Try something like

gen lngdp=ln(gdp)
bys country: gen lngrowth = lngdp-lngdp[_n-1]
bys country: egen avg_lngrowth = mean(lngrowth)

Best,
Daniel

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