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st: Re: egen total()
No, because egen total does not accept a varlist. It accepts an exp,
as does generate. This is the source of your problem.
creates a constant (within varlist) containing the sum
of exp. Also
Kit Baum, Boston College Economics
An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata:
On Nov 5, 2006, at 2:33 AM, Teresa wrote:
As it turns out, egen [var] = rowsum([varlist]) is equivalent to
egen [var] = total([varlist]).
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