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Re: st: Esttab - indicate whether control variables are included


From   Richard Herron <richard.c.herron@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Esttab - indicate whether control variables are included
Date   Thu, 28 Feb 2013 11:47:04 -0500

Sorry. Now I understand. The following works for me.

*****
sysuse auto, clear
eststo clear
eststo: quietly regress price mpg foreign
estadd local hasrep "No"
eststo: quietly regress price mpg foreign i.rep78
estadd local hasrep "Yes"
esttab, drop(*rep78*) scalars("hasrep rep dummies")
******

On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 11:34 AM, Laura Sunder-Plassmann
<lsunderplassmann@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks, yes, this works, but it treats the row indicating my controls
> as part of the regressors (middle of the table). I would ideally like
> it in the footer. Scalar seems to accept strings at least to the
> extent that it labelled my row correctly, it just did not fill in the
> columns.
>
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 10:27 AM, Richard Herron
> <richard.c.herron@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Try this:
>>
>> ****
>> sysuse auto
>> eststo clear
>> eststo: quietly regress price mpg foreign
>> estadd local hasrep "No"
>> eststo: quietly regress price mpg foreign i.rep78
>> esttab, indicate("Repair Dummies = *rep78*")
>> ****
>>
>> I use the -indicate()- option rather than generating a scalar (which I
>> don't think accepts strings).
>>
>> Also, depending on which Stata version you use, you can specify repair
>> indicators on the fly as -i.rep78- without the -xi:- prefix, although
>> this code still works if you add back the -xi- prefix.
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 10:52 AM, Laura Sunder-Plassmann
>> <lsunderplassmann@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> I want to use esttab (and estadd) to print regression output with rows
>>> at the footer indicating whether I have used time and/or group fixed
>>> effects. The example here
>>> http://repec.org/bocode/e/estout/advanced.html#advanced006 does
>>> exactly what I need, but I can't replicate it. This is the code:
>>>
>>> .sysuse auto
>>> .eststo: quietly regress price mpg freign
>>> .estadd local hasrep "No"
>>> .eststo: xi: quietly regress price mpg foreign i.rep78
>>> .estadd local hasrep "Yes"
>>> .esttab, drop(_Irep78*) scalars("hasrep rep dummies")
>>>
>>> This should produce a regression table with a row entitled "rep
>>> dummies" last below the observation count row, with the columns saying
>>> "No" and "Yes" respectively. Except the columns come out blank when I
>>> run this, only the row title is there. I checked that the local macros
>>> are not empty.
>>>
>>> Any ideas what I am doing wrong?
>>>
>>> (There is another example on the website, just above the one I am
>>> looking at, that prints a fixed effects indicator as a row in the main
>>> table rather than at the bottom together with the number of
>>> observations. I can replicate that example, but I want the indicators
>>> to appear in the footer.)
>>>
>>> Thank you
>>> Laura
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On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 11:34 AM, Laura Sunder-Plassmann
<lsunderplassmann@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks, yes, this works, but it treats the row indicating my controls
> as part of the regressors (middle of the table). I would ideally like
> it in the footer. Scalar seems to accept strings at least to the
> extent that it labelled my row correctly, it just did not fill in the
> columns.
>
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 10:27 AM, Richard Herron
> <richard.c.herron@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Try this:
>>
>> ****
>> sysuse auto
>> eststo clear
>> eststo: quietly regress price mpg foreign
>> estadd local hasrep "No"
>> eststo: quietly regress price mpg foreign i.rep78
>> esttab, indicate("Repair Dummies = *rep78*")
>> ****
>>
>> I use the -indicate()- option rather than generating a scalar (which I
>> don't think accepts strings).
>>
>> Also, depending on which Stata version you use, you can specify repair
>> indicators on the fly as -i.rep78- without the -xi:- prefix, although
>> this code still works if you add back the -xi- prefix.
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 10:52 AM, Laura Sunder-Plassmann
>> <lsunderplassmann@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> I want to use esttab (and estadd) to print regression output with rows
>>> at the footer indicating whether I have used time and/or group fixed
>>> effects. The example here
>>> http://repec.org/bocode/e/estout/advanced.html#advanced006 does
>>> exactly what I need, but I can't replicate it. This is the code:
>>>
>>> .sysuse auto
>>> .eststo: quietly regress price mpg freign
>>> .estadd local hasrep "No"
>>> .eststo: xi: quietly regress price mpg foreign i.rep78
>>> .estadd local hasrep "Yes"
>>> .esttab, drop(_Irep78*) scalars("hasrep rep dummies")
>>>
>>> This should produce a regression table with a row entitled "rep
>>> dummies" last below the observation count row, with the columns saying
>>> "No" and "Yes" respectively. Except the columns come out blank when I
>>> run this, only the row title is there. I checked that the local macros
>>> are not empty.
>>>
>>> Any ideas what I am doing wrong?
>>>
>>> (There is another example on the website, just above the one I am
>>> looking at, that prints a fixed effects indicator as a row in the main
>>> table rather than at the bottom together with the number of
>>> observations. I can replicate that example, but I want the indicators
>>> to appear in the footer.)
>>>
>>> Thank you
>>> Laura
>>> *
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>>> *   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/
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