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Re: st: Correlation matrix on a subset of panel data


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Correlation matrix on a subset of panel data
Date   Fri, 15 Feb 2008 14:09:43 +0000 (GMT)

--- John Hund <jhund@tulane.edu> wrote:
> I have a panel data set that contains company identifiers and monthly
> returns (among other things) and I need to generate a correlation
> matrix of the returns over a specific time period. 

*------------- begin example ---------------
webuse nlswork, clear
keep id year ln_w
reshape wide ln_w, i(id) j(year)
pwcorr ln_w*
*--------------- end example ---------------
(For more on how to use examples I sent to the Statalist, see
http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/stata/exampleFAQ.html )

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

visiting address:
Buitenveldertselaan 3 (Metropolitan), room Z434

+31 20 5986715

http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/
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