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Re: st: my code for event study


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: my code for event study
Date   Thu, 15 Mar 2007 06:58:37 +0000 (GMT)

Michael Blasnik's response seems most promising: try to switch to in
instead of if. How to do that depends on how your data is structured.

--- Nian Huang <huangnian@gmail.com> wrote:

> I want to thank everybody for their previous quick responses.
> 
> Here is my piece of code for event study. Basically, I get it from
> the
> Stata sample program.
> 
> 
> forvalues i=1(1)1314 {
> 	quietly reg ret mkt if id==`i' & est_window==1
> 	quietly predict p if id==`i'
> 	quietly replace pred_rtn= p if id==`i' & event_window==1
> 	quietly drop p
> }
> 
> The above program took 30 minutes to run through. Is there any way to
> improve it?
> 
> Appreciate your input!
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