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The Stata Journal
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
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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