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block bootstrap for panel data

I want to obtain "Block Bootstrap" 95% confidence intervals for a panel data analysis. Does anyone knows a routine or code for R or Stata in which one can do this analysis for panel data. I would ...
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How to get actual creation time of a file on Unix?

I'm inspecting some files in my dedicated web server via linux cli after a hack attack and found some files have been modified with the 'touch' command to change the dates. I'm willing to get the ...
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stat and ls show wrong file size (terabytes wrong)

Ok, I have a bunch of vCard files, all about 200 to 300 Bytes in size. While trying to get them archived, I wondered why that takes so long and discovered that there is one file with a wrong size. ...
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Can not stat over a file name having space in it

I m very new to shell scripting and writing a script for a project. I am having a problem while doing "stat" on a file name, to check size, which has spaces in it. The problem is that I can not write ...
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stat command in Mac OS X

I'm trying to get a formatted time output using a such command in Mac OS X 10.7.5 (in the Terminal app): stat -f "%m" -t "%Y" "myfilename.jpg" However, it still gives me a unixtime, not the ...
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Does stat/lstat on nonexistent file cause a disk seek?

When searching for a library file from a right folder, my application currently does couple of lstat's for the possible locationslocations. Now I'm wondering whether these lstat's (application is ...
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how to know if noatime or relatime is default mount option in kernel?

I was trying to know if relatime or noatime was set on a filesystem, but i didn't found the information, neither in /etc/fstab, neither in kernel boot options. First of all, it seems clear that i ...
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what is faster, du or stat?

Which goes faster on Linux/Unix? du -b file.dat or: stat -c %s file.dat
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Mac OS X 10.6 /usr/bin/stat command, what is the default output showing me?

When I run the stat command, what is the output actually showing? I know you can specify format, but I'm troubleshooting rsync from OS X to NetApp SMB, and trying to work out what is and is not ...
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tar --files-from complains “Cannot stat: No such file or directory”

When I type: tar -cvf ~/changeset.tar --files-from ~/changeset.txt it responds with this output: tar: admin/memberinformation.php : Cannot stat: No such file or directory tar: ...
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What's up with stat on Mac OS X/Darwin? Or filesystems without names

In response to a question I asked on SO, Give the mount point of a path, one respondant suggested using stat to get the device name associated with the volume of a given path. This works nicely on ...