Introduction to Stata

Instructors: Rosaria Vega Pansini, Research Fellow of Economics, Faculty of Political Science,
University of Pavia, and María Emma Santos , Research Officer OPHI

Class Objectives:

  • Data and file management
  • Data modification and editing
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Regression analysis
  • Poverty analysis
  • Basic Programming

Notes:
Introduction to Stata

Exercises:
Problem Set for  Introduction to Stata

Data Set:
Half_Sample_Bhutan

Answer Key:
Introduction to Stata.do

Reading List

Textbooks:
STATA Press. Getting Started with Stata for Windows
STATA Press.User’s Guide

Resources:
There are a lot of useful resources on ‘how to use Stata’ that you can access online. On the  Stata website’s Resources Page you can find links to other online websites where you will find tutorials on Stata. Moreover,  Stata’s Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and  the email discussion group with contributions and answers from StataCorp staff can also be very useful.
In particular, very good online resources are:  The UCLA Academic Technology Services and Professor Cameron’s webpage at the University of Davis.