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Re: st: making srting variable similar across files


From   Richard Herron <richard.c.herron@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: making srting variable similar across files
Date   Fri, 15 Jun 2012 08:57:32 -0400

It isn't a Stata solution, but I use Google Refine for data cleaning.

http://code.google.com/p/google-refine/

It is free and easy to use.

Richard Herron


On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 4:15 AM, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 8:04 PM, Prakash Singh wrote:
>> I am looking for some kind of ado file or command which can help me
>> combining two files where country names (common variable in two data
>> file of string natrure) are written differently as the source of data
>> is different.
>
> Here is one way:
> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2010-06/msg01011.html
>
> -- Maarten
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