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st: How to generate variables by period


From   Xixi Lin <winnielxx@gmail.com>
To   statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: How to generate variables by period
Date   Mon, 11 Feb 2013 14:18:30 -0500

Hi All,

I want to generate a benchmark, which equals 4/n, while n is the
number of observations and changes for each period out of 120 periods.
For example,
period 1: n=2000, benchmark=4/2000
period 2: n=3000, benchmark=4/3000
......
period 120: n=1800, benchmark=4/1800

How can I generate this benchmark more efficiently, for instance, write a loop?

Thanks.

Xixi Lin
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