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by CornelisV
Thu May 16, 2013 1:58 am
Forum: Data Manipulation
Topic: Combining observations in a panel-data structure
Replies: 1
Views: 1361

Combining observations in a panel-data structure

Hi guys, I am currently working on my thesis, which involves panel data. I was able to get the data into EViews (8, 64-bit version) correctly, but now I'm stuck at the next step. The thing I'm trying to do is to combine different observations, that have a different cross-section identifier, but othe...
by CornelisV
Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:18 am
Forum: General Information and Tips and Tricks
Topic: Using EViews for a very large panel data set
Replies: 5
Views: 4803

Re: Using EViews for a very large panel data set

I got the error that I have reached the maximum amount of observations per series. In the error it was mentioned that I could manually adjust the limit to a maximum of 15 million, but unfortunately I have series that have up to 25 million datapoints. Is this amount of observations (only) restricted ...
by CornelisV
Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: General Information and Tips and Tricks
Topic: Using EViews for a very large panel data set
Replies: 5
Views: 4803

Re: Using EViews for a very large panel data set

You're right, apparently it wasn't as difficult as I thought it was. I downloaded a small part of the data from OptionMetrics (via WRDS) and by playing around a little, I was able to figure it out. The data was downloaded into a text file which consisted of several columns, containing variables like...
by CornelisV
Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:03 am
Forum: General Information and Tips and Tricks
Topic: Using EViews for a very large panel data set
Replies: 5
Views: 4803

Using EViews for a very large panel data set

Hi all, I'm currently working on my Master thesis and it involves a very large panel data set containing European (geographically, not the type) options between 1997 and 2011. Essentially this means that I have thousands of options(cross-sectional dimension), all having different starting and expira...

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