ISSR Methodology Workshop | Stata for Beginners

Event date/time: 

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
E20 Machmer Hall | UMass Amherst

Instructor: Rodrigo Domínguez Villegas


Learn how to use Stata! In this two hour workshop, you will become familiar with a widely used software to manage data and run statistical tests.  You will learn basic skills to open a dataset, find trends in your data, and obtain descriptive statistics. You will also learn how to obtain help to use Stata on your own after the workshop. No prior experience with Stata is expected.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Navigate the Stata interface
  • Inspect their data
  • Obtain basic descriptive statistics (mean, median, standard deviation, etc)
  • Run a basic OLS regression model
  • Get help to use Stata on their own

Please note that the course will use Stata for PC. A few commands and functionalities differ in Stata for Mac, but Mac users are also encouraged to attend the workshop.

ISSR Methodology Consultants are generously supported by the Graduate School at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.