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Re: st: Re: Deleting Only Particular Observations


From   Christian Weiß <christian.weiss@ebs.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Re: Deleting Only Particular Observations
Date   Wed, 1 Jul 2009 22:47:51 +0200

Dear Martin,

thank's a lot - unfortunately, my Stata does not like this solution..

. by country: keep in -100/l
'in' may not be combined with 'by'






On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 10:40 PM, Martin Weiss<martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote:
> <>
>
> sort country size
> by country: keep in -100/l
>
>
> HTH
> Martin
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> From: "Christian Weiß" <christian.weiss@ebs.edu>
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> Subject: st: Deleting Only Particular Observations
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>> Dear Statalist,
>>
>> Variable size contains the marketcap of about 2000 firms from 11
>> countries (grouping var country).
>>
>> I would like to keep only the 100 biggest firms (by marketcap) from
>> each country, and delete the residual observations.
>>
>> How can I accomplish this?
>>
>> Best regards
>> Christian
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