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Formula for working out change in data series

Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 4:04 pm
by manthonisz
Hi,

Wondering if someone knew and could help me find an expression to calculate the three month change (actual change, not percentage change) in a monthly data series? I had a search online and in the programming user guide but couldn't work it out. Thanks so much!

Regards,

Michael Anthonisz

Re: Formula for working out change in data series

Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 4:20 pm
by EViews Gareth
X - X(-3)

Re: Formula for working out change in data series

Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 5:21 pm
by manthonisz
Ah, of course!

Thanks Gareth!