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st: re: average rate of growth


From   Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: re: average rate of growth
Date   Sun, 11 Nov 2007 11:11:39 -0500

Daniele wrote

Dear all, I need to compute the "average rate of growth of variable - y-, over the previous three years".
Could somebody help me with the command?

webuse grunfeld, clear
g linvest = log(invest)
g growth = D.linvest
mvsumm growth, gen(grate) stat(mean) window(3) end
l year invest linvest D.linvest grate if company==1
tsline grate if company==1, yline(0)

Kit

Kit Baum, Boston College Economics and DIW Berlin
http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html
An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata:
http://www.stata-press.com/books/imeus.html


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