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Re: st: Display one observation


From   "Dimitriy V. Masterov" <dvmaster@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Display one observation
Date   Wed, 15 Sep 2010 14:13:57 -0400

You can try:

preserve
collapse (max) cusum, by(year)
list, clean noobs
restore

DVM

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 2:06 PM, Skipper Seabold <jsseabold@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 2:02 PM, Dimitriy V. Masterov
> <dvmaster@gmail.com> wrote:
>> If your sums is monotonic, as it appears to be, I think this should work:
>>
>
> It is.
>
>> bys year: egen maxcs=max(cusum)
>>
>> I get this:
>>
>> year    cusum   maxcs
>> 2000    2       8
>> 2000    4       8
>> 2000    6       8
>> 2000    8       8
>> 2000            8
>> 2000            8
>> 2001    5       12
>> 2001            12
>> 2001    6       12
>> 2001    12      12
>>
>>
>
> Thanks, but I don't want to create a new variable.  I should've said,
> I'd ideally like to write a loop and then have something that looks
> like
>
> 8
> 12
>
> spit back to me at the prompt.  Right now I have to browse by what I
> need and copy and paste the last observation, which is rather tedious.
>
> Skipper
>
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