Stata : A Really Short Introduction

Faculty/Professorship: Education and Work in the Life Course  
Author(s): Bittmann, Felix  
Publisher Information: Berlin : De Gruyter Oldenbourg
Year of publication: 2019
Pages: VIII, 161 ; 144 Illustrationen
Edition: 1
ISBN: 978-3-11-061729-0
Language(s): English
Stata is one of the most popular statistical software in the world and suited for all kinds of users, from absolute beginners to experienced veterans. This book offers a clear and concise introduction to the usage and the workflow of Stata. Included topics are importing and managing datasets, cleaning and preparing data, creating and manipulating variables, producing descriptive statistics and meaningful graphs as well as central quantitative methods, like linear (OLS) and binary logistic regressions and matching. Additional information about diagnostical tests ensures that these methods yield valid and correct results that live up to academic standards. Furthermore, users are instructed how to export results that can be directly used in popular software like Microsoft Word for seminar papers and publications.
Keywords: Stata, OLS, regression, matching, introduction
Type: Book
Year of publication: 21. February 2019