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Re: st: Panel with minimum observations


From   Joseph McDonnell <jockmcdock@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Panel with minimum observations
Date   Mon, 16 Mar 2009 11:11:11 +0930

Sorry, Christian. As Nick has pointed out and you have yourself
discovered, that should be generate and not egen.

Joseph

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 5:21 AM, Christian Bustamante <cdeb77@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Joseph
>
> When I use the -egen- comman Stata prints the following error
>
> . by nit: egen myN=_N
> unknown egen function _N()
> r(133);
>
> So I used the -gen- command, and it works how I want to.
>
> Bests
>
> On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 2:54 AM, Joseph McDonnell <jockmcdock@gmail.com> wrote:
>> . sort myid
>> . by myid: egen myN=_N
>> . drop if myN<=2
>>
>> Of course, dropping is quite a severe step. You might prefer to use
>> one of the 'mark' commands or just use the 'if' qualifier.
>>
>> Cheers
>>
>> Joseph
>>
>> On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 3:36 PM, Christian Bustamante <cdeb77@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi everybody,
>>>
>>> I runing a panel data model with a large dataset. The panel is
>>> unnbalanced, so there is individuals with one or two observations. I
>>> don't want to use this observations in my model, how can I set it?
>>>
>>> Thanks in advance
>>>
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