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Jared Delisle <rjd1867@fsu.edu> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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Re: st: Weighted mean of prices with quantities as weight |

Date |
Wed, 22 Oct 2008 22:31:47 -0400 |

-findit _gwtmean-

- egen newvar = wtmean(price), weight(quantity) - Thanks to David Kantor for this code. Take care, Jared Beatrice Crozza wrote:

Dear all, I would like to construct a weighted mean of prices, taking as weight the quantity for each price. I am using the command egen(mean) How can I instruct Stata to use quantities for each price as weight? Thank you very much. Best, Bea * * 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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**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: Weighted mean of prices with quantities as weight***From:*"Beatrice Crozza" <beatrice.crozza@gmail.com>

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