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_GVRELDIF: Stata module to compute relative difference between successive observations

Stanislav Kolenikov ()

Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics

Abstract: egen ... = vreldif() creates a variable that contains the relative differences (see help mreldif) of the variables in varlist1 within the values identified by varlist2. It is useful to compare results in two appended data sets when some minor numeric discrepancies are expected.

Language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 10.0
Keywords: differences; relative differences; data management (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2010-11-10
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install _gvreldif". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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