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Re: st: reshape


From   Abhimanyu Arora <abhimanyu.arora1987@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: reshape
Date   Wed, 26 Oct 2011 12:59:30 +0200

Hi,
I guess the simplest solution would be to add 2000 to the year
variable if year<20 or concatenate "20"
There might be more elegant ones no doubt.
Abhimanyu

On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 12:53 PM, Ozgur Ozdemir
<ozdemirozgur@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
> I would like to change of my data format using reshape. it seems, it is a great function however my variable names are a bit problematic. I have the following example
>
> CompanyId, Tobin2000, Tobin01, Tobin02, Sales2000YE, Sales2001YE etc. All variables are on yearly basis.
>
> Some variables have 01 for 2001, 02 for 2002 but some of them have exactly 2001, 2002 etc. Not sure, how I can use reshape command?
>
> my command below:
>
>
> "reshape long Tobin sales@YE, i(Companyid) j(year) string"  does not help because stata creates both 01 and 2001.
>
>
> kind regards
> Ozgur Ozdemir
> E: ozdemirozgur@hotmail.com
> Skype : ozgurozdemir2005
>
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