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emanuele mazzini <madsoenistata@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Average of previous years |

Date |
Mon, 11 Apr 2011 13:16:47 +0200 |

Cool!! Thank you very much!!! 2011/4/9 Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>: > gen y = (L1.x + L2.x + L3.x + L4.x + L5.x) / 5 > > !!! > > On Sat, Apr 9, 2011 at 5:19 PM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote: >> Suppose you have -tsset- your data. Then this is >> >> gen y = (L1.x + L2.x + L3.x + L4.x + L5.x) >> >> Nick >> >> On Sat, Apr 9, 2011 at 4:29 PM, emanuele mazzini >> <madsoenistata@gmail.com> wrote: >>> >>> i do have the following problem in generating a new variable: I need >>> to generate a variable which takes the value of the average values of >>> the five preceding years of another variable that I have in my >>> dataset. >>> In other words, supposing my new variable is y at time t, I need that >>> its value is equal to the average of another variable (say x) from t-1 >>> to t-5. >>> >>> Since I am just beginning in using Stata anyone knows how can I deal >>> with this or find any help? >> > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: Average of previous years***From:*emanuele mazzini <madsoenistata@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Average of previous years***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Average of previous years***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

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