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RE: st: Standardizing values


From   Roy Wada <roywada@hotmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Standardizing values
Date   Mon, 24 Aug 2009 12:12:42 -0700

> The correlation between the standarized and the non-standarized values
> is very low about .25. Also, the mean of this measure is .54...
> 
> Jibonayan

You should consider using -std( )- option of -egen- for generating 
z-scores.
 
I am not sure why you are applying z-transformation to each industry 
and expecting it to yield a result similar to the z-transformation of 
the entire sample.
 
Roy
 
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