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Re: st: inserting new observations between two consecutive observations


From   Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: inserting new observations between two consecutive observations
Date   Wed, 27 Feb 2013 08:13:42 -0500

why not just add them at the end (or anywhere else) and then sort by
Firm Year?

Rich

On 2/27/13 8:06 AM, James Bernard wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I was wondering if you know of any way for adding new observations
> between two consecutive observations.
> 
> Firm           Year
> --------         ----------
> A               1990
> A               1991
> A               1992
> B               1990
> B                1991
> B               1992
> C                1990
> C                 1991
> C                  1992
> 
> I want to add years 1993 and 1994 to the year, so it has to be
> replaced between A-1992 and B-1990.
> 
> I thought of -replace- command and using the loop (knowing that the
> length for each panel is 3). but that would not work as it replaces
> the observations. It does not insert.
> 
> Any idea?
> 
> Thanks,
> James
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