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Re: st: orthogonal pairing of observations


From   Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: orthogonal pairing of observations
Date   Mon, 19 Oct 2009 18:57:51 -0500

Have you looked at -joinby-?

On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 6:33 PM, Michael McCulloch
<mcculloch@pinestreetfoundation.org> wrote:
> I'm seeking to create an orthogonal pairing of two sets of observations
> I've read the help for -orthog-, hoping it could do this, but I don't need
> to create the polynomial.
>
> An example using the auto dataset is, if in a separate dataset I created
> records for four drivers, and then wanted to create records of matched sets
> where each driver got the opportunity to drive each car.
>
> clear
> set obs 4
> gen driver = _n
> tab driver
> save mydrivers.dta, replace
>
> I'm seeking advice on how to achieve something like this:
>        * merge the two datasets, auto.dta and mydrivers.dta, creating in the
> process that orthogonal pairing
>
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>
> Michael McCulloch
> Pine Street Foundation
> 124 Pine Street
> San Anselmo, CA 94960-2674
> tel:    415-407-1357
> fax:    206-338-2391
> mm@pinestreetfoundation.org
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