Spring 2016 Methodology Workshop 9: Intermediate Stata

Monday, March 7, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Instructor: Rodrigo Domínguez

Description: This workshop is designed for those with a basic understanding of Stata who want to advance their programming skills and solve common data problems in Stata. The course will address a variety of topics aimed at saving valuable time by ensuring more efficient programming. Topics include importing data, reshaping data, merging datasets, creating macros and looping. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops if they have Stata 11 or 12 installed; a limited number of ISSR laptops will be available for use.

Learning objectives:

By the end of the session, participants will be able to

  • Import an excel file to Stata
  • Reshape data
  • Merge two datasets
  • Create a macro
  • Create a loop