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Volume 15 Number 2: pp. 574-587



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Speaking Stata: Species of origin

Nicholas J. Cox
Department of Geography
Durham University
Durham, UK
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
Abstract.  Counting and measurement scales often have natural origins that deserve respect in analysis. In other problems, we should feel free to shift or translate the origin or to rotate a periodic scale. Examples with environmental data focus on trends in time and seasonal cycles. Several small tips are bundled together on working with noncalendar years in Stata.
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