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Re: st: How to tell a macro to use previous global value of that loop, akin to [_n-1] for columns |

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Sun, 17 Aug 2008 14:06:37 +0100 |

I should add that this solution does not cater for two or more consecutive entries and exits by the same firm within the 10 year timeframe. So, if cases like this one exist, 1 1 . . 1 1 1 1 . . (first exit in year 2, then re-entry in year 4 and exit in year 8) only the last exit will be recorded. Eva 2008/8/17 Eva Poen <eva.poen@gmail.com>: > gen ExitYear = . > forvalues X = 2/10 { > replace ExitYear= `X'-1 if LHS_NMCE_`X'==. & LHS_NMCE_`=`X'-1'==1 > } * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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