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st: Re: Getting end of month


From   "Michael Blasnik" <michael.blasnik@verizon.net>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re: Getting end of month
Date   Sat, 14 Oct 2006 14:41:47 -0400

No, but it's a fairly simple calculation, just subtract 1 day from the first of the next month and make sure to deal with December dates:

gen newdate=mdy( month(date)+1,1,year(date))-1
replace newdate=mdy(12,31,year(date)) if month(date)==12

It could be done in a single line by combining these using cond()

Michael Blasnik

----- Original Message ----- From: "Nuno Soares" <ns.mlists@gmail.com>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Saturday, October 14, 2006 1:50 PM
Subject: st: Getting end of month



Hi everyone,

I'm converting a set of dates to the end of the respective month, for
instance:
20Jan91 -> 31Jan91
10Mar05 -> 30Mar05
Etc.

Does anyone knows a function in Stata that does this automatically?
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