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Introduction to Stata

Stata Fundamentals Course is for beginners without prior experience with stata and learners looking for a refresher.

Stata Fundamentals Course is for beginners without prior experience with stata and learners looking for a refresher. This 4 day introductionary course will teach learners the basic functionality of Stata and how the application is used to analyse data.

 

What you'll learn

The course aims to equip learners with the fundamental knowledge to operate Stata tools and apply these functions with real data. The objective of this course is for learners to create a dataset from raw data and present them with statistical analysis and graphics.

Come enjoy the motivating atmosphere, learning with your peers while you discover the possibilities of Stata

Course Content

  • Main Stata window
  • Data Editor
  • Viewer
  • Do-file Editor
  • Graph window and Editor
  • Current working directory
  • Loading and saving data
  • Graph window and Editor
  • Working with data
  • Keeping logs
  • Safe computing
  • Basic data reporting
  • Graph window and Editor
  • Current working directory
  • Loading and saving data
  • Data manipulation
  • Strings into numerical categorical variables
  • Observation subscripts _n and _N
  • Memory management
  • Obtaining data
  • Import and export Excel data
  • Import and export text data
  • Other commands to import and export data
  • Reading dates and times
  • Appending data
  • Merging data
  • Wide versus long data
  • How to create and edit basic graphs using Stata
  • Some basic graph examples
  • Storing, saving, and exporting graphs
  • Automating the process: Looping and saving
  • Model checking using graphs
  • Automating the process: Looping and saving
  • Model checking using graphs
  • Visualizing the results of your models
  • Formatting titles, legends, and text boxes
  • Formatting axes, axis labels, ticks, gridlines, graph, and plot regions
  • Using schemes to change the overall look of graphs
  • Recording and saving edits in the Graph Editor
  • Layering multiple graphs with the graph twoway command
  • Layering multiple graphs with the addplot() option
  • Creating multiple graphs with the by() option
  • Combining different graphs with the graph combine command
  • Exporting graphs for publication
  • Entering and executing a program
  • The do-file
  • The interactive program command
  • A program in a do-file
  • Combination do-files
  • Ado-files
  • Organizing do-files
  • An individual do-file
  • A do-file to perform verification
  • Infiling data
  • Reproducibility
  • Indexing
  • Assert as an alternative to branching
  • Consuming calculated results
  • Macros
  • How macros might be used
  • Macro names
  • The related-persons example
  • Another example (plant data)
  • Potential problem—variable scope
  • More on arguments
  • Branching and looping
  • Physical program style
  • foreach
  • Looping across observations
  • if
  • Handling time and date variables
  • Checking assumptions
  • Returned values and storing results
  • Bootstrapped standard errors
  • Aside: reading a trace
  • A warning on bootstrapping
  • Speeding up bootstrapping
  • Bootstrapping, how to
  • Monte Carlo simulations
  • Postfile and post
  • Using quietly
  • Speeding up simulations

Upcoming Dates

LocationDatePrice
OnlineFebruary 13th, 2023₦300,000
AccraFebruary 20th, 2023₵10,000
KigaliMarch 20th, 2023RF750,000
LagosMarch 28th, 2023₦350,000

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RF750,000 | ₵10,000

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