120 Quick Stata Tips

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Learning and applying new techniques can often be a daunting experience. This course helps you out with 100+ tips and tricks on Stata with each video designed to be stand-alone and taking no more than 2 minutes. 

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128 on-demand videos & exercises
Level: All Levels
3hrs 6mins
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What to know about this course

Often, it takes years of experience to accumulate knowledge of the different tips/tricks of any tools/technologies and this course comes bundled with all such valuable insights. In this course, the author provides 120 fast and to-the-point tips for Stata. These tips are professional-grade and aimed at helping you become a Stata master! They cover a wide range of issues in data management, graphing, statistics, and programming.

In this course, you will start learning and exploring tricks in the data management domain, such as comparing datasets, variables, and more. After that, you will explore a few tips in statistics such as Bootstrap any regression, interpolate missing values, and much more. Next, you will explore some pro tips in the programming area such as displaying coefficient legends, launching the interactive dialog box, and more. Finally, you will look at some of the tricks in graphing areas, such as drawing histograms with custom bins, graphing the variance-covariance matrix, and much more.

By the end of this course, you will be confident enough to use advanced and professional tips/tricks to work efficiently on your programming, graphing, data management, and statistics areas in Strata. All the resource files are uploaded on the GitHub repository at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/120-Quick-Stata-Tips

Who's this course for?

This course is ideally for Stata users, data analysts, data scientists, quantitative degree students, and quantitative business users that want to explore this arena. Individuals who want to skill up their experience in Stata and are looking to become Stata professionals will also benefit from this course.

Basic knowledge of Stata, Stata code, and statistics is an essential requirement to extract the most out of this course.

What you'll learn

  • Create a codebook and label book
  • Learn to create, sort, and plot tables
  • Expand data instead of using weights and interpolate missing values
  • Hide unwanted output and hide a graph
  • Recover data from a graph and draw histograms with custom bins
  • Show the Stata color palette and customize the look of graphs

Key Features

  • Useful data management, statistics, programming, and graphing tricks to use in Stata
  • 120 professional and to-the-point tips for Stata within three hours
  • Easy-to-use code files along with bite-sized videos in a modular approach

Course Curriculum

About the Author

Franz Buscha 

Franz Buscha is a professor of economics at the University of Westminster, which he joined after completing his Ph.D. in economics at Lancaster University. He has been involved in numerous funded research projects from research councils and government departments. He has also contributed to a wide range of projects, including policy evaluation and bespoke econometric advice to UK government departments. Franz has published in leading journals and contributed to numerous policy reports.
His research has even been covered by various media outlets. He is an experienced online educator and has published several online courses, including LinkedIn Learning. Franz also has a monthly radio program called Policy Matters on Share Radio.

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