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st: RE: ratio of part-time workers
Actually there were three problems. The -egen-
call was illegal, not just unnecessary. But
a single attempt would have shown that!
> Thanks Neil. The missing bracket was a typo. Yes I had used
> .ge ratioprtwrk=(zmalprt+zfemprt) / (zmalfull+zfemfull)
> Thanks for confirming.
> Two problems
> 1. Its missing an opening bracket.
> 2.There is no need to use -egen- (see -man egen- for details
> of what egen does).
> gen ratioprtwrk=(zmalprt+zfemprt) / (zmalfull+zfemfull)
> > Since the ratio of part time work, would be
> > the total of the part-time work (i.e., of the both
> > genders) over the total of the full time work of both
> > the genders, I presume I do
> > .egen ratioprtwrk=(zmalprt+zfemprt)/zmalfull+zfemfull)
> > zmalprt=male part time; zfemprt=female part time,
> zfemfull=female full-time; zmalfull=male full time.
> > Can anyone please confirm if this is the correct command.
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