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Re: st: Creating an index series with single base years


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Creating an index series with single base years
Date   Sat, 10 Sep 2011 10:08:51 +0100

See e.g. the very recent thread started by

http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2011-09/msg00030.html

In essence, you need two ratios of price levels and then it's
multiplication or division depending on which way up the ratios are.
Or, if your index definition requires something more complicated you
need to spell out what that is.

Nick

On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 7:08 AM, Muhammad Anees <anees@aneconomist.com> wrote:
>
> I am currently using Stata 10.1.
>
> I have been stuck by calculating an index series from a series with
> three different base years, like 1960-1980 with base year 1960, 1981
> to 2000 with base year 1980, and then from 2001 onwards base year
> 2000. I intend to have one time series with one base year for example
> the 2000 year. I hope one could help me develop a straight forward
> code to convert the time series with different base years to a series
> with one base year. How can one do that using Stata.
>
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