Introduction to Data Analysis using Stata


The course is aimed at those who are new to Stata, as well as anyone who needs a basic Stata refresher. You will learn techniques for day-to-day use of Stata as well as be able to use Stata efficiently for basic analyses and graphics. This course is also designed for people who wish to attend the other courses in this programme, in particular the “Complex Social Survey Data” course or the “Measuring Economic Welfare” one.

Course Content: 

  • The Stata menu system and environment,
  • Opening datasets and getting descriptive statistics,
  • Preserving the output from a session,
  • Restricting commands to subsets of the data,
  • Regression with data,
  • Running commands in batches (do files),
  • Simple graphs.

Dates: This course has been cancelled until further notice.

Venue: Teaching Lab, Economics Building, Middle Campus, University of Cape Town

Course Instructors:  Mashekwa Maboshe

Course Fees: The cost of the course is R 4 200.00. Partial scholarships are available to bona fide students and academics.

Closing Date: Online application will open in March

 

 

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