Monthly Archives: June 2015

Handy Stata command to create Fama-French industry classifications based on SIC codes

See ffind written by Judson Caskey. Here is his website: https://sites.google.com/site/judsoncaskey/data The syntax is as follows (download Help file here): ffind sic, newvar(ffi) type(30) type(30) means Fama_French 30 industries classification. Type must be 5, 10, 12, 17, 30, 38, 48 or … Continue reading

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Fuzzy match in Stata

Nice article. http://ebp-projects.isr.umich.edu/NCRN/papers/wasi_flaaen_statarecordlinkageutilities.pdf Author’s website: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~nwasi/programs.html For installation, type the following command in Stata: net from http://www-personal.umich.edu/~nwasi/programs net install stnd_compname.pkg

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Calculate CFO tenure with Execucomp in Stata

Nice article and nice blog! Happy to find that someone built a similar blog. https://robsonglasscock.wordpress.com/2014/04/01/determining-cfo-tenure-with-execucomp-data/

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