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Re: st: foreach with string


From   "Fabian Schönenberger" <sch.f@gmx.ch>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: foreach with string
Date   Thu, 02 Aug 2012 19:44:46 +0200

Dear Daniel

Unfortunately, still the same error message: 

. levelsof SIZEBM,local(levels)
`"BH"' `"BL"' `"BM"' `"SH"' `"SL"' `"SM"'

. foreach l of local levels {
  2. egen meanwreturn_`l'=wtmean(trt1m) if SIZEBM=="`l'",weight(size) by(datemt)
  3. }

BH not found


Other ideas?

-------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Datum: Thu, 2 Aug 2012 19:36:47 +0200
> Von: daniel klein <klein.daniel.81@googlemail.com>
> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Betreff: Re: st: foreach with string

> Fabian,
> 
> change
> 
> egen meanwreturn_`l'=wtmean(trt1m) if SIZEBM==`l',weight(size) by(datemt)
> 
> to read
> 
> egen meanwreturn_`l'=wtmean(trt1m) if SIZEBM=="`l'",weight(size)
> by(datemt)
> 
> Best
> Daniel
> 
> -- 
> Dear Statalist
> 
> I have problems with the following commands:
> 
> levelsof SIZEBM,local(levels)
> `"BH"' `"BL"' `"BM"' `"SH"' `"SL"' `"SM"'
> 
> foreach l of local levels {
>  egen meanwreturn_`l'=wtmean(trt1m) if SIZEBM==`l',weight(size) by(datemt)
>  }
> 
> BH not found
> r(111);
> 
> wtmean is from SSC (David Kantor) to generate weighted mean. SIZEBM is
> a string variable. The aim is to calculate the size-weighted return
> for the different portfolios SIZEBM.
> 
> Any suggestions?
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