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Re: st: how to save summarize data


From   Sabrina Carrossa <carrossa@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: how to save summarize data
Date   Sat, 19 Jun 2010 18:01:35 +0200

sorry, forvalues (not forevalues).

On 19 June 2010 18:00, Sabrina Carrossa <carrossa@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am not sure that the following is the best solution, but it works.
> Let's suppose that the variable "companies" is a numeric one (i.e.
> from 1 to 10).
>
> gen EFNmean=.
> forevalues c= 1/10 {
>              summarize EFN if companies==`c'
>              replace EFNmean=r(mean) if companies==`c'
> }
>
>
> sabry
>
>
>
> On 19 June 2010 17:21, Thomas Gericks <ThomasGericks@web.de> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I am working with panel data. I am analyzing several companies over a time period.
>>
>> I generated a variable indicating the capital structure (EFN) of the company for every year.
>> Now I want to have the mean per company over the time period.
>>
>> I know how to get it but i want to save the mean as a new variable.
>>
>> A way to read it is:
>>
>> bys company, summarize EFN
>>
>> how can i now save it as a variable for every company?
>>
>>
>> Thanks a lot for your help,
>>
>> Thomas Gericks
>>
>>
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>
> --
> sabrina
>



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