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Re: st: could you please verify the correctness of the code?-tsfill function


From   stef salvez <loggyedy@googlemail.com>
To   statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: could you please verify the correctness of the code?-tsfill function
Date   Tue, 5 Jun 2012 20:45:08 +0100

Dear all,

I was wondering if someone could check the validity of the code.  If I
violate any rules I would be grateful to you if you could inform me
about it


thanks

On 6/5/12, stef salvez <loggyedy@googlemail.com> wrote:
> ok
>
> On 6/5/12, stef salvez <loggyedy@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Dear all,
>>
>>
>> I have a panel data set. These data are available every 28 days (or 4
>> weeks). But in some case I have jumps (35 days  instead of 28 days).
>> So I used tsfill in the code which i display below
>>
>>
>>
>> clear all
>> cd J:\
>> input id  str8 (dates)    var
>>  1   "23/11/08"   2
>> 1   "28/12/08"  3
>> 1    "25/01/09"  4
>> 1   "22/02/09"   5
>> 1    "29/03/09"   6
>> 1  "26/04/09"   32
>> 1  "24/05/09"   23
>> 1  "28/06/09"   32
>> 2   "23/11/08"  45
>> 2  "28/12/08"   46
>> 2  "25/01/09"   90
>> 2  "22/02/09"  54
>> 2  "29/03/09"   65
>> 2   "26/04/09" 77
>> 2  "24/05/09"   7
>> 2   "28/06/09"  6
>> end
>>
>>
>> gen edate1 = date(dates, "DM20Y")
>>  gen edate2= floor(edate1/28)
>> tsset identif2 edate2
>> tsfill
>>
>> I get no warnign sign which seems to be ok. But when I look at the
>> data editor  I have the feeling that something may not be correct:
>> So, I would like to ask if the above approach-code is correct
>>
>>
>> thanks
>> Stefanos
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