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Re: st: tsset error codes


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: tsset error codes
Date   Thu, 23 Feb 2012 16:31:29 +0100

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 4:27 PM, William Hart wrote:
> I am beginning an analysis of some Consumer Expenditure Survey data.  I have quarterly data sets from 1996 through 2009.  I have a variable  called 'timevar' which is a sequential number unique to each quarter.  I used the following code in an attempt to tsset the data:
>
> . gen newtime = q(1996q1) + timevar-1

try:
 gen double newtime = q(1996q1) + timevar-1

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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