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Re: st: by year: xtile


From   Ulrich Kohler <kohler@wzb.eu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: by year: xtile
Date   Tue, 10 Nov 2009 11:20:44 +0100

There is a egen function in -egenmore- for this:

. ssc install egenmore
. egen mcadecile = xtile(mcap), by(years) p(10(10)90)


Am Dienstag, den 10.11.2009, 10:43 +0100 schrieb Kaspar Dardas:
> Hello,
> 
> 
> I have two variables years (2005 2006 2007...) and mcap (which is the
> capitalization of firms, numeric values). I would like to create
> deciles of mcap by years (not across the entire sample but for each
> year) . Is there a quick way to do this besides a loop for the below?
> 
> xtile mcapdecile = mcap, nq(10)
> 
> Many thanks,
> 
> Kaspar
> 
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