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When & Where
Date: 
Wed, August 19, 2015 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Thu, August 20, 2015 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Fri, August 21, 2015 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
Barrows Basement, 64 Barrows Hall
Description
Type: 

The workshop will cover (in a teaching computer lab environment): 

  • Getting data into Stata, 
  • Stata specific tools and resources (do files, logs, help files, etc)
  • Coding and cleaning data (making new variables from old variables; labeling variables and values, etc)
  • Collapsing data
  • Descriptive statistics (tables and graphs)
  • Crosstabs
  • Correlation tables
  • T-tests
  • Regression (OLS, logistic, interpreting output)
  • Regression post-estimation (getting predicted values, graphs, etc)
Details
Training Host: 
D-lab Facilitator: 
Nick Adams
Format Detail: 
A basic understanding of variables (nominal, ordinal, continuous), descriptive stats (mean, standard deviation), correlation, and regression would be assumed. No knowledge of Stata or any other statistical software would be expected.