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Re: st: how to encode 2 var's?


From   Muyang Zhang <zmyfudan@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: how to encode 2 var's?
Date   Mon, 28 Feb 2011 21:31:12 -0500

It may not work for me, for the two variables are for lower and higher
positions. Some people previously at the lower position appears at the
higher position later when other guys are at lower position. So
merging may not work as far as I am concerned. Thanks anyway.


On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 9:27 PM, Fernando Rios Avila <f.rios.a@gmail.com> wrote:
> my suggestion is:
> - if the name is written in the same way (exactly) in both variables, then
> just encode the first one, and merge the new code with the second one using
> the name as the id variable.
> perhaps that will help
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 9:13 PM, Fernando Rios Avila
> <ecofrax@langate.gsu.edu> wrote:
>>
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Muyang Zhang <zmyfudan@gmail.com>
>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011 21:11:13 -0500
>> Subject: st: how to encode 2 var's?
>> I have two variables of people's name with several names appear in
>> both variables. How could I encode the two variables that returns the
>> same id for the same people in both variables?
>>
>> --
>> Zhang Muyang
>> China Center for Economic Research
>> Peking University
>> Beijing, 100871
>> China.
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>> I have two variables of people's name with several names appear in
>> both variables. How could I encode the two variables that returns the
>> same id for the same people in both variables?
>>
>> --=20
>> Zhang Muyang
>> China Center for Economic Research
>> Peking University
>> Beijing, 100871
>> China.
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>
>



-- 
Zhang Muyang
China Center for Economic Research
Peking University
Beijing, 100871
China.

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