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Re: st: lags and leads

From   Nick Cox <>
Subject   Re: st: lags and leads
Date   Sun, 1 May 2011 11:23:19 +0100

Look at the help for -tsset- and -varlist-. The operator F. gets the
next value in a time series.


On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 10:33 AM, Bobasu Alina <> wrote:
> Hello! I am new to Stata and thus have several questions. First of all I would
> like to ask you how can I specify the expected value of a variable for the next
> period. I know how lags are specified but I cannot find information regarding
> the value of the variable for the next period, something like variable(1)?
> Secondly I would like to ask you how can I import data by defining the variable
> on a time set? If I have the value of income for annual data covering 1997-2009
> how can I import the data in order to regress afterwards the variable on its
> lags? if I do not import the data in this way I obtain the following message:
> time variable not set.

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