Stata Programming: Tools & Tricks for the Applied Analyst
Friday, August 16, 2:00-5:00, PFEN 241
- Lecture slides
- Stata do-file templates
- For a primer if you do not already know Stata, read this Introduction to Stata document (19 pages) before the workshop
Stata is an increasingly popular tool for data analysis across the social, behavioral, and health sciences. Stata strikes an elegant balance between ease of use on the one hand, and in customizability and sophistication on the other. This workshop focuses on the bread and butter programming tools and tricks for applied data analysts—ensuring data management and data analysis tasks are done efficiently and accurately. Knowing even a little bit of advanced coding can greatly increase the speed and accuracy of many common tasks. The workshop focuses both on ways to customize Stata to make it a more effective research tool and on selected topics in data management, data analysis, and programming. Only a working knowledge of Stata is necessary to participate in the workshop—no expert knowledge is assumed.