Applied Statistics Using Stata
A Guide for the Social Sciences
- Mehmet Mehmetoglu - Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway
- Tor Georg Jakobsen - Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway
Combining key statistical concepts with detailed technical advice, it addresses common themes and problems presented by real research, and shows you how to adjust your techniques and apply your statistical knowledge to a range of datasets. It also embeds code and software output throughout and is supported by online resources to enable practice and safe experimentation.
The book includes:
· Original case studies and data sets
· Practical exercises and lists of commands for each chapter
· Downloadable Stata programmes created to work alongside chapters
· A wide range of detailed applications using Stata
· Step-by-step guidance on writing the relevant code.
This is the perfect text for anyone doing statistical research in the social sciences getting started using Stata for data analysis.
Student Resources (Free to access)
- Stata codes and data sets
Teaching Resources (Log-in needed)
- PowerPoint slides for each chapter
- Links to videos that expand on topics covered in the book
- Further reading recommendations and weblinks
- Testbank containing questions related to the book’s key concepts
Newly updated, now with more advanced content, this book remains a must have for those studying applied statistics. The book is practically orientated with intuitive theoretical explanations, a wide array “how-to-do-it” examples and an engaging narrative. You won’t’ be sorry!
This is a most impressive teaching and learning resource. Mehmetoglu and Jakobsen expertly introduce introductory to advanced social science data analysis skills in a clear and engaging manner. This text teaches students how to do data analysis in a transparent and principled manner.
Mehmetoglu and Jakobsen's book offers a concise, yet comprehensive, introduction to the statistical methods that are widely used in data analysis. In addition to presenting a thorough overview of the basics of conducting empirical research, the book also emphasizes how to use Stata to analyze data in practice. This book is an excellent starting point for those who are interested in empirical work.