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TODATE: Stata module to generate Stata date variables from run-together date variables

Nicholas Cox ()

Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics

Abstract: todate takes run-together date variables consisting of integers or integer characters and generates the corresponding Stata date variables. (Stata's date() function cannot convert such variables to Stata date variables.) todate requires Stata 8 or later. Users of Stata 7 may use todate7, whose files are also included in this package.

Language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 8.0 (7.0 for todate7)
Keywords: dates; split; run-together; date variables (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2001-06-08, Revised 2005-09-08
Note: This module may be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install todate". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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