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RE: st: RE: Error Message after "cluster" with "xtabond2"


From   "Schaffer, Mark E" <M.E.Schaffer@hw.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: Error Message after "cluster" with "xtabond2"
Date   Wed, 9 Sep 2009 16:54:59 +0100

Erasmo,

Do you have exactly the same configuration, and version of -xtabond2-, on your laptop and office computer?

You see what I am trying to do - get you to narrow down the possibilities.

--Mark

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu 
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of 
> Erasmo Giambona
> Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 4:10 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: RE: Error Message after "cluster" with "xtabond2"
> 
> Here is what I get if I follow the recommandation
> 
> 
> . update query
> (contacting http://www.stata.com)
> 
> Stata executable
>     folder:               C:\Program Files\Stata9\
>     name of file:         wsestata.exe
>     currently installed:  20 Jul 2007
>     latest available:     20 Jul 2007
> 
> Ado-file updates
>     folder:               C:\Program Files\Stata9\ado\updates\
>     names of files:       (various)
>     currently installed:  20 Jul 2007
>     latest available:     20 Jul 2007
> 
> Comment
>     Stata 10, a new release, is available.
>     For details, point your browser at
>         http://www.stata.com/stata10/
> 
> Recommendation
>     Do nothing; all files up to date.
> 
> Click to edit automatic update checking preferences
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> ----------------------------------------------
> 
> .
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 4:02 PM, Schaffer, Mark 
> E<M.E.Schaffer@hw.ac.uk> wrote:
> > Erasmo,
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> >> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of
> >> Erasmo Giambona
> >> Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 2:38 PM
> >> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> >> Subject: Re: st: RE: Error Message after "cluster" with "xtabond2"
> >>
> >> Thanks. Here it is:
> >>
> >> . update
> >>
> >> Stata executable
> >>     folder:               C:\Program Files\Stata9\
> >>     name of file:         wsestata.exe
> >>     currently installed:  20 Jul 2007
> >>
> >> Ado-file updates
> >>     folder:               C:\Program Files\Stata9\ado\updates\
> >>     names of files:       (various)
> >>     currently installed:  20 Jul 2007
> >>
> >> Recommendation
> >>     Type -update query- to compare these dates with what is
> >> available from
> >>     http://www.stata.com.
> >
> > Did you follow the recommendation above?
> >
> > --Mark
> >
> >> On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 3:29 PM, Schaffer, Mark
> >> E<M.E.Schaffer@hw.ac.uk> wrote:
> >> > Erasmo,
> >> >
> >> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> >> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> >> >> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of
> >> >> Erasmo Giambona
> >> >> Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 2:21 PM
> >> >> To: statalist
> >> >> Subject: st: Error Message after "cluster" with "xtabond2"
> >> >>
> >> >> Dear David Roodman/Statalisters,
> >> >>
> >> >> For some reasons, I cannot get the code below with the
> >> cluster option
> >> >> to run in my laptop. I get the following error message:
> >> cluster(gvkey)
> >> >> invalid. Now, the exact same code works in my office
> >> computer. I have
> >> >> the following version of xtabond2 in the laptop:
> >> >>
> >> >> . which xtabond2
> >> >> c:\ado\plus\x\xtabond2.ado
> >> >> *! xtabond2 2.8.2 16 March 2009
> >> >> *! David Roodman, Center for Global Development, Washington,
> >> >> DC, www.cgdev.org
> >> >> *! Copyright David Roodman 2004-09. May be distributed free.
> >> >
> >> > You also need to tell us which Stata you are running.  
> The -update-
> >> > command will tell you the details.
> >> >
> >> > --Mark
> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >> Hany suggestions on what might be causing the problem?
> >> >>
> >> >> Thanks,
> >> >>
> >> >> Erasmo
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> Code:
> >> >>
> >> >> xtabond2 lev2 unsecured_debt unsecured_growth2 growth_mb
> >> >> tangib1_classic  ln_size3bis profit1  abn_earnings vol_johnson
> >> >> dinv_taxcredit doploss_forward totdebt_rating
> >> >> > ln_age regulated_firm yr85 yr86 yr87 yr88 yr89 yr90 yr91
> >> >> yr92 yr93 yr94  yr95 yr96 yr97 yr98 yr99 yr00 yr01  yr02 yr03
> >> >> yr04 yr05, gmmstyle(( unsecured_debt unsecured_g
> >> >> > rowth2 growth_mb tangib1_classic  ln_size3bis profit1
> >> >> abn_earnings vol_johnson ), laglimits(4 6) c  )
> >> >> ivstyle(l(1)(unsecured_debt unsecured_growth2 growth_mb tangib1
> >> >> > _classic  ln_size3bis profit1  abn_earnings vol_johnson ),
> >> >> equation(level)) robust  ar(5) cluster(gvkey)
> >> >> *
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> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --
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