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Just a pedantic note. Everyone who tells you that you can test the common trend assumption is lying to you. The CT assumption is that, without the treatment,...
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You can always replace the absorb part from (household) to (time), which effectively gives you the between regression and then calculate the ratio yourself....
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Do households move between villages? If not, the village fixed effect is redundant. You can obtain the fixed effects from reghdfe (see help reghdfe),...
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Try opening the file with Notepad++ (different from the regular notepad). That program allows you to manually define the encoding. Play around a bit with...
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I suppose it's fielddependent indeed. If your field almost exclusively deals with absolute changes in percentagevalued variables, then using percentage...
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Yes! And no problem (you'd be surprised how many published academic papers write percentage when it should be percentage points...)
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Well, currently that's exactly what you ask Stata to do, no?
Code:forval year=1900(10)1940 { export excel using "$saveDir/ttest_`year'.xlsx",
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Percentage points.
Remember, if you do linear regression, you essentially have ROA = b*wealthDummy + e
Imagine ROA of a poor person...
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Does it provide more details than that? I don't know what the export excel limitations are. Also, what size of data are we talking about?
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Silly question perhaps, but do you have enough free disk space?
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This is very hard to debug without seeing the code of your program, but there should not be double quotes around the `year'. I'm surprised the program...Last edited by Jesse Wursten; 19 Jul 2018, 08:25.
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The last argument of substr is the number of characters to retain, not some endpoint. As a result, you still need to subtract the initial 13 characters...
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I think you forgot to copy the if condition in the replace statements.
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Code:gen uniqueCounter = 1 bysort A (B): replace uniqueCounter = uniqueCounter[_n1] + 1 *(B != B[_n1]) if _n != 1
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