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Re: st: reshape WDI from wide to long format


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: reshape WDI from wide to long format
Date   Mon, 16 May 2011 17:18:56 +0200

On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 4:41 PM, Sami Alameen <samialameen@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all, the data is list with the following column headers:
>
> countryname countrycode seriesname seriescode y1960 ...... y2010
>
> My question is how to plug these variables into the reshape command

I am guessing that you forgot the -string- option in -reshape-. There
have recently been a host of examples for this type of problems
published on the Statalist, for example:

http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2011-05/msg00564.html

or:

http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2011-05/msg00642.html

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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Germany


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