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re: st: RE: Expression too long

From   Kit Baum <>
Subject   re: st: RE: Expression too long
Date   Sun, 11 Apr 2010 12:35:43 -0400

A much better way of solving this problem (rather than inlist, etc.) is described at

That is, create a new variable which is the two-character substring, and merge with a list of country codes that you want to keep, stored in a separate file. Saves a huge amount of typing and is easily modified to accommodate a different list of countries.

Kit Baum   |   Boston College Economics & DIW Berlin   |
                              An Introduction to Stata Programming  |
   An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata  |

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