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Re: st: inserting new observations between two consecutive observations


From   James Bernard <jamesstatalist@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: inserting new observations between two consecutive observations
Date   Wed, 27 Feb 2013 21:18:57 +0800

Well, the panel is to long and there are a few other variables. I
would need to type every firm name again

On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 9:13 PM, Richard Goldstein
<richgold@ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> 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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