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Re: st: How to count switches ?

From   Ignacio Martinez <>
Subject   Re: st: How to count switches ?
Date   Sat, 26 Jun 2010 18:25:43 -0400

Thanks a lot for the help. I need a little more help.
I installed tsspell. When I do "tsspell status" it generates 3 new
variables _spell, _seq, _end .
I'm confuse about how can i get the total number of switches in my data
set by using those variables.



On Sat, 2010-06-26 at 15:25 -0400, Dmitriy Krichevskiy wrote:
> There is -tsspell- that does this. (-findit tsspell-).
> On 6/26/10, Ignacio Martinez <> wrote:
> > Hi I'm new in the list and I hope someone can help me.
> >
> > I would like to know how can I count switches in stata. I have the
> > following variables: Year, ID, Employment status
> > I want to generate a variable that ==1 if employment status in year t !=
> > to employment status in year t-1 for each individual.
> >
> > Thanks a lot for the help.
> >
> > -Ignacio
> >

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