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Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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st: Re: Using variable label in stata as you would a macro |

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Mon, 26 May 2008 23:53:04 +0200 |

************ loc varlab: var l `var' ************ puts the label in local varlab... Martin Weiss _______________________ ----- Original Message ----- From: "Conner Mullally" <mullally@primal.ucdavis.edu> To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> Sent: Monday, May 26, 2008 11:38 PM Subject: st: Using variable label in stata as you would a macro > Hello all, > I am wondering if there is a way in stata to use the labels > given to variables as you might a macro. For example, > suppose you have a variable "state" where the values are the > state names in the US. You turn this into a series of dummy > variables then run a series of regressions in a loop such > as: > foreach var of varlist _Istate_1-_Istate_50 { > reg x y > outreg if `var'==1, se append > } > What I'm wondering if there is a way to do this: > foreach var of varlist _Istate_1-_Istate_50 { > reg x y > (some command that gives you the variable label of `var') > outreg if `var'==1, se append ctitle(label of `var') > } > This would give you a spreadsheet where each column is > labeled with the relevant state name. > > Any thoughts? Thanks in advance. > > > > > > > ********************************************************** > Conner Mullally > Ph.D. Candidate > Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics > University of California, Davis > office: 530 752 1048 > cell: 530 902 7484 > cell: (Lima): 001 511 989813181 > email and Skype: ccmullally@ucdavis.edu > > ********************************************************** > Conner Mullally > Ph.D. Candidate > Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics > University of California, Davis > office: 530 752 1048 > cell: 530 902 7484 > cell: (Lima): 001 511 989813181 > email and Skype: ccmullally@ucdavis.edu > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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