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Re: st: Repeating a program

From   Neil Shephard <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: Repeating a program
Date   Thu, 11 Sep 2008 11:03:22 +0100

Larraine Becker wrote:
Thanks Ashim. I've used forvalues...hopefully I'm getting the right

-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected]
[mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Ashim Kapoor
Sent: Thursday, 11 September 2008 3:36 PM
To: [email protected]
Subject: Re: st: Repeating a program


I do this all the time.

Here is how I do it.

I would say : -

forvalues x = 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 {

run program using parameter `x'


So what you wanna do is probabaly FIRST generate random numbers, store
them in a variable and use that in place of 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 .

You could also do 2 loops

forvalues index = 1 / 100 {

foreach x in random_number[`index'] {
do my code




On 9/11/08, Larraine Becker <[email protected]> wrote:

Hi everyone

I want to run a logit program 1000 times, outputting the predicted y

each time.

I'm not sure how to go about this - I was thinking of doing a

but before I submit the logit command, I also use a random number

to randomly change variables in order to compare the predicted values


Not sure if the above makes sense, but does anyone have advice on how
to do

this - keeping the output so that in the end I can compare means,

The -simulate- command may be of some use here. See -man simulate- for more details.


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