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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   Fri, 11 Sep 2009 08:10:17 +0100

Erasmo,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu 
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of 
> Erasmo Giambona
> Sent: 10 September 2009 23:19
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: RE: Error Message after "cluster" with "xtabond2"
> 
> 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.

Then why not see if you can recreate the problem on your office machine using version control?  Insert

version 9

or whatever version it is as part of a do file that executes the estimation command on your laptop and see what happens.

--Mark

> 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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