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Re: st: Programming a slightly complex list of independent variables


From   Christopher Baum <kit.baum@bc.edu>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Programming a slightly complex list of independent variables
Date   Wed, 6 Apr 2011 06:56:58 -0400

<>
Use something like this to generate a list of all s* and f* which may then be pruned appropriately to remove x and z:

webuse lutkepohl, clear
unab allell: l*
di "`allell'"
forv i=1/3 {
	loc zap: word `i' of `allell'
	loc list`i': list allell - zap
	di "`list`i''"
}

Kit

On Apr 6, 2011, at 2:33 AM, Nic wrote:

> So my ultimate question is: how can I program my regression command so that
> the s* and f* variables at the end of the command refer to all "s" and "f"
> variables EXCEPT for the two specific "s" and "f" (`x' and `z') variables
> referenced at the beginning of the equation? Logic tells me that this is
> surely possible but I am still so new to Stata and programming in particular
> that I simply have not been able to suss it out.


Kit Baum   |   Boston College Economics & DIW Berlin   |   http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html
                              An Introduction to Stata Programming  |   http://www.stata-press.com/books/isp.html
   An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata  |   http://www.stata-press.com/books/imeus.html




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