# Re: st: Re: scalar for arima regression and generating new variables

 From "Christian Vorbeck" To statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject Re: st: Re: scalar for arima regression and generating new variables Date Fri, 31 Oct 2008 11:38:54 +0100

```Martin,

Both worked great, thank you for your help.

Christian

On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 11:05 PM, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote:
> On the first part: There is a more elegant way to do this, but quick and
> dirty:
>
> ***********
> webuse wpi1, clear
> arima D.wpi, ar(1/2)
> mat A=e(b)
> di A[1,2]
> di A[1,3]
> ***********
>
> HTH
> Martin
> _______________________
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Christian Vorbeck"
> <christianvorbeck@gmail.com>
> To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
> Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2008 9:29 PM
> Subject: st: scalar for arima regression and generating new variables
>
>
>> Hello,
>> let me begin by saying i am just learning stata, and that the answer
>> to this question is likely quite simple but i can't seem to find it. I
>> am running a series of arima equations and would like to save the
>> resulting coefficients (for lags 1 and 2). I have used scalar k0 =
>> _coef[_cons] to save the constant but can't figure out how to save the
>> lag's. I have tried scalar k1 = _coef [L1], [L1.] and [arL1] but they
>> don't seem to work.
>>
>> Secondly, is there a way to create a new variable with one observation
>> from a couple of other variables? lets say for example i have x1
>> through x8 with 100 obs each, is there a way to create a variable with
>> one observation (or even the median) from each ( ie. X is a column
>> with x1, x2,...,x8). This would really save me a lot of time down the
>> road so any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks,
>>
>> Christian
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