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st: re: if-sentences in Stata


From   Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: re: if-sentences in Stata
Date   Thu, 27 Nov 2008 14:34:12 -0500

< >
Linn said

I've tried and it really doesn't matter...
I get the same result.


And that result will presumably be meaningless, as a statement like

if shift == 1

will ever only reference the FIRST observation of the variable shift. Given what you have outlined as the logic, I cannot imagine that this could be useful. Please see my proposed solution.

Kit Baum, Boston College Economics and DIW Berlin
http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html
An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata:
http://www.stata-press.com/books/imeus.html


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