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Re: st: RE: ineqdeco, loops and missing values


From   emmmasa <emmmasa@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: ineqdeco, loops and missing values
Date   Sat, 26 Jun 2010 08:22:33 -0700 (PDT)

Thank you - that's very helpful.
And thanks regarding the excess code - i merged two programs and haven't edited carefully!
Best
Emma

--- On Sat, 6/26/10, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote:

> From: Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
> Subject: st: RE: ineqdeco, loops and missing values
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Date: Saturday, June 26, 2010, 9:59 AM
> 
> 
> <>
> 
> BTW, Emma, your second line looks redundant as the -local-
> "levels" already
> exists. Why would you want another one with the same
> content?
> 
> 
> ***********
> 
> clear*
> 
> inp str20 country
> "Germany"
> "Japan"
> "United States"
> "France"
> "Canada"
> "Australia"
> end
> 
> levelsof country, local(levels)
> local ctries "`r(levels)'"
> 
> ma di
> ***********
> 
> 
> HTH
> Martin
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]
> On Behalf Of emmmasa
> Sent: Samstag, 26. Juni 2010 15:38
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: ineqdeco, loops and missing values
> 
> Dear all:
> I would like to run a couple of loops using ineqdeco on a
> large dataset - to
> compute inequality for various variables by country (please
> see below).
> Some countries do not have data for particular variables -
> and the program 
> ends abruptly ever time it encounters such a case ("no
> observations").
> Is it possible to amend my program so that ineqdeco skips
> over such cases?
> I'd be grateful for any advice.
> Many thanks.
> Emma
> 
> 
> levelsof country, local(levels)
> local ctries "`r(levels)'"
> foreach var of varlist var_1-var_10 {
>       foreach ctr in `ctries'{
>       ineqdec0 `var'[w=weight] if
> `"`ctr'"'==country //& var!=.
>       replace Country_gini_`var'=r(gini) if
> `"`ctr'"'==country
>       }
> }
> 
> 
> 
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