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


From   Erasmo Giambona <e.giambona@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Error Message after "cluster" with "xtabond2"
Date   Fri, 11 Sep 2009 00:18:45 +0200

Mark,
In my office machine I have the same version of xtabond2, but I am
using stata 10 there while on the laptop I have stata 9.
Thanks,
Erasmo

On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 5:54 PM, Schaffer, Mark E <M.E.Schaffer@hw.ac.uk> wrote:
> 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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