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Re: st: Merging based on dates


From   Eric Booth <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu>
To   "<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Merging based on dates
Date   Thu, 9 Jun 2011 20:25:08 +0000

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See this thread for near date merges using -nearmrg- from SSC:

http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2010-01/msg00007.html

- Eric
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Eric A. Booth
Public Policy Research Institute
Texas A&M University
ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu


On Jun 9, 2011, at 1:01 PM, Orla Liston wrote:

> Hi
> 
> I'm trying to merge two datasets. One of them has numerous
> observations for each date, while the smaller dataset only has one
> observation per date. Whilst the dates are mostly the same, there are
> a few dates which are present in one dataset but not the other.
> 
> I'm trying to merge them based on the date, but having some trouble,
> as they obviously don't match up 100%, and also the observations in
> the smaller dataset will need to be replicated for each of the
> observations for the dates in the main dataset!
> 
> I hope this makes sense? Basically I'm trying to match exchange rate
> data (the smaller dataset) with travelling data (the larger dataset)!
> 
> Thanks in advance!
> 
> Orla
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