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st: Re: RE: Weights vs subscripts


From   "Michael Blasnik" <michael.blasnik@verizon.net>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re: RE: Weights vs subscripts
Date   Tue, 03 Oct 2006 16:40:40 -0400

...
Actually, the better (faster) way to do this is
replace y=y[`i'-1] +z[`i'] in `i'

Michael Blasnik


----- Original Message ----- From: "Alex Ogan" <aogan@ArrowstreetCapital.com>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, October 03, 2006 4:23 PM
Subject: st: RE: Weights vs subscripts



Somebody more knowledgeable will probably explain exactly why you can't
use subscripts on the left side like that.

But I can suggest a workaround:

replace y=y[`i'-1] +z[`i'] if _n==`i'
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