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# Excel/Constructing a series

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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)
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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.
Thanks

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

Can you mail it to me - gulshanrajpurswani@gmail.com (please mention subject as AllExperts)

Thanks,
Gulshan.

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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.

Gulshan.
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#### GULSHAN PURSWANI

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I can answer questions related to the following topics: 1. MS Excel - Creating and Linking Formulae, Running Pivot Tables, Vlookup etc. 2. Macros / VBA - Creating Macros to do specific jobs. Importing / Exporting / Validating Data in excel through Macros.

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I've been working on excel for over 10 years and on VBA macros for over 3 years now.

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Bachelor of Commerce, Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India