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st: RE: -finddup- for panel?

From   "Nick Cox" <[email protected]>
To   <[email protected]>
Subject   st: RE: -finddup- for panel?
Date   Tue, 20 Apr 2004 17:32:05 +0100

Please show us an example of what you mean. 

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected]
> [mailto:[email protected]]On Behalf Of joe J.
> Sent: 20 April 2004 17:22
> To: [email protected]
> Subject: st: -finddup- for panel?
> Hello,
> I have a panel data set, where there are duplicates of the 
> panel variable. 
> But I want to retain them because the mistake is only in the 
> panel variable, 
> not in other variables in the observation. (For my analysis, I would 
> aggregate the data so that the panel variable is no longer relevant.)
> BUT, I keep the panel format in the beginning in order to 
> fill in missing 
> values using interpolation. To do this I want to keep out 
> observations with 
> the duplicate panel variable and append them back after 
> interpolation has 
> been done. For a non-panel data, I could use the stata-code 
> -FINDDUP- (by 
> Fred Wolfe downloadable from SSC). -finddup- helps to take 
> out a particular 
> duplicate observation and save it for later use. But it does 
> not work in a 
> panel set up. Is there any way around, other than doing it 
> sepeartely for 
> each year?

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