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QUESTION: HI Sir I need your help i have to construct a CAPITAL STOCK series from the GROSS CAPITAL FORMATION. Gross fixed capital formation series is given for all countries.

First of all i have to calculate the growth rate of GDP, PPP (current international $) series. and than first value of capital stock series is constructed series by =FIRST VALUE of GROSS CAPITAL FORMATION/(delta+growth rate of a particular country).

and after that (from second value) =(1-delta) * PREVIOUS VALUE OF CAPITAL STOCK + CURRENT VALUE OF GROSS CAPITAL FORMATION in the current period.
In Column I have calculated the growth rate of GDP, PPP (current international $) by using the formula =((End Value of GDP, PPP (current international $)/Start Value GDP, PPP (current international $))^(1/(Periods - 1)) -1)
In the next column the capital stock series is constructed as descried below.
Can you please please help me I How I can do this work for 137, and I have to repeat this twice, on the dame dataset. Can you please provide me macro for this.
link of the file

ANSWER: Hi Sadia,

I'm having difficulty reading the document from the skydrive.

Can you mail it to me - (please mention subject as AllExperts)


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QUESTION: Sir I have emailed the file ,please look at this and please answer

Hi Sadia,

Even after seeing the email you sent, I'm unable to help you on this issue. Can you repost the question to the common pool so another expert can help you out.
Alternatively, please let me know if it is possible to speak and maybe we can get a better control on question by speaking over phone / skype etc.

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