Introduction to Stata


This course is 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, and who need to brush up on their basic Stata skills. It will also be useful for anyone who needs a basic Stata refresher.  This course is offered twice a year.

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:  24 to 26 January 2018 and 23 to 25 May 2018 

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

Course Instructors: TBC

Course Fees: The cost of the course is R 3 500.00. Partial scholarships are available to bona fide students and academics.

Closing Date:   Online application is closed.

 

 

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