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Introduction to Stata

Date: October 13, 2018 9:00am – 12:00pm

Yasmine Amirkhalkhali
Department of Economics, Dalhousie University
Purpose of Workshop
This workshop will introduce students and researchers to the Stata software package. It will provide a general overview of its features and discuss some of its unique functions. It will cover how to create logs as well as commands for basic descriptive and inferential statistics, data manipulation, regression, and weights. The session will also offer a hands-on lab.
Overview of the workshop:
  • Why consider Stata?
  • Introduction to the software and transferring files between packages
  • Commands and lab for basic descriptive and inferential statistics
  • Commands and lab for data manipulation and regression


Workshop Fees and Waivers
Students must register online at in order to attend the workshop. The cost of the workshop is $150. Students or researchers that do not have a research grant to cover the workshop fee can contact the ARDC Project Administrator to apply for a fee waiver, using the online registration form.
Project Administrator – Monique Comeau: [email protected]
Last day to register: September 15, 2018
Last day to submit deposit or payment: September 15, 2018
Atlantic RDC
13 October, 2018
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