Apologies if this has been posted before, but I had difficulties describing the problem.

Rather than having a data set where, for the same entity, I have different observations for different years, I have a data set that has a single observation for a firm but variables are defined by the year. For example it looks like:

I'm not quite sure how to approach this kind of panel data. I'm use entities having multiple observations but a variable indicating they ear. I had intended to just use a fixed effects regression had my data set been assembled in this way, but I'm not sure where to begin with this data.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Will

Rather than having a data set where, for the same entity, I have different observations for different years, I have a data set that has a single observation for a firm but variables are defined by the year. For example it looks like:

I'm not quite sure how to approach this kind of panel data. I'm use entities having multiple observations but a variable indicating they ear. I had intended to just use a fixed effects regression had my data set been assembled in this way, but I'm not sure where to begin with this data.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Will

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