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MATWRITE: Stata module to write Stata variables as MATLAB matrices


  • Andrew Shephard

    () (Institute for Fiscal Studies, London)


matwrite is a Stata plugin that allows the user to export data to the MATLAB MAT-file format from within Stata. "matwrite" allows you to export all (or selected) variables as column vectors, and all (or selected) matrices as matrices. Furthermore, the user is able to specify groups of variables to export as matrices. The compiled plugin for matwrite is only currently available for Windows systems.

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  • Andrew Shephard, 2004. "MATWRITE: Stata module to write Stata variables as MATLAB matrices," Statistical Software Components S448301, Boston College Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s448301
    Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc inst matwrite". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.

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