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NEARMRG: Stata module to provide nearest-match merging of datasets

Eric Booth ()

Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics

Abstract: Stata module to provide nearest-match merging of datasets. nearmrg performs nearest match merging of two datasets. nearmrg matches observations that are closest on the variable specified in nearvar() and can limit the range of the values matched (e.g., limiting matches to 90 days with a date variable).

Language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 11
Keywords: merge; join (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2003-09-18, Revised 2012-02-07
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