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ETH2GRECAL: Stata module to convert dates from the Ethiopian calendar to the Gregorian calendar


  • Kalle Hirvonen

    (International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI))

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eth2grecal converts dates from the Ethiopian calendar to the Gregorian calendar, taking into account the leap years in both calendars. It creates new variables for the Gregorian year, month, and day based on the provided Ethiopian date variables. The conversion is accurate for Ethiopian calendar dates within the Gregorian year range of 1901-2099.

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  • Kalle Hirvonen, 2024. "ETH2GRECAL: Stata module to convert dates from the Ethiopian calendar to the Gregorian calendar," Statistical Software Components S459281, Boston College Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s459281
    Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install eth2grecal". The module is made available under terms of the GPL v3 ( Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.

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