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Stata Elements (I)


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8 January 2015
Manhattan GMAT Center Location
138 West 25th St. (b/w 6th & 7th Ave)
New York, NY 10001 (View map)
Econometrics & Statistics
Prof. Frank LoPresti, New York University (View profile)
  Stata  Stata 13    Timberlake Consultants | Statistics | Econometrics | Forecasting
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Timberlake Consultants invite you to attend the following one day, hands-on course to be held in New York on 8 January 2015.

This course will provide an introduction to Stata 13. This course will provide an immersion into programming and Stata. Formal computing language concepts will be presented. Exercises involving these constructs will be programmed by the participants. Special Stata programming and statistical features/environments will be discussed and utilized. This one-day course is intended for the scientist needing the programming and data management skills necessary to independently work with the advanced statistical tools available in Stata. It will prepare new Stata users for advanced courses. Topics to be covered include basic Stata commands, data cleaning, and missing data imputation. The course will be hands-on.

The course is designed to refresh returning statistical package users, new, or beginner-level users of Stata.


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Learning Ratio

  • 50% practical and 50% theory.


Quick-start introductory Stata session with discussion and programming asides on environment, do and ado files and documentation. Discussion of data types, data attributes and formats. Exercises will involve importing data, managing, reshaping and merging data files. Formal discussion of logical expressions, operators, operator precedence and functions. Example command sequences will be programmed. Pre/Postfix commands, working across variables and subsetting. Working with missing values, and an overview of statistical tests and graphics.


Prefix commands for dummy variables and then regression will lead to using returned results in programming exercises. Jackknifed, bootstrapped and Monte Carlo tests will be performed. Extensions to generate (egen) will be introduced. Grouping and aggregating. Several methods of missing value analysis and imputation will be introduced. Complex survey designs will lead to using weights in statistical procedures. The time series environment will be introduced along with some graphics. Creating thematic maps for data visualization.


  • Sample Stata session
  • Descriptive information and statistics
  • Getting Help
  • Pre/postfix commands
  • Using the postfix if
  • Logical expressions
  • Stats 101 chart, Sample of Stata commands
  • Graphics
  • Reading data into Stata and introduction to date variables
  • Data management
  • Restructuring/reshaping datasets
  • Egen commands
  • Additional functions
  • Cleaning data
  • Imputing missing values
  • Some prefix commands (brief introductions)
    • for dummy variables
      • regressions
    • for complex sampling design
    • for time series
    • for linear mixed models
    • Bootstrapping


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No experience with Stata is required for attending this course.


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Cost (per participant):

Registration type Price
Commercial / Government $725.00
Academic / Non-profit research $565.00
Student registrations $245.00
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  • All costs exclude local taxes, where applicable.
  • Student registrations: Attendees must provide proof of full time student status at the time of booking to qualify for student registration rate (valid student ID card or authorised letter of enrollment).
  • Additional discounts are available for multiple registrations.
  • Cost includes course materials, lunch and refreshments.
  • If you need assistance in locating hotel accommodation in the region, please notify us at the time of booking.

The number of delegates is restricted. Please register early to guarantee your place.


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We welcome delegates to find out more and register for the course by contacting our sales and training team either by email: info@timberlake-consultancy.com, phone: +1 908 686 1251 or by filling out an online registration form.


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Terms & Conditions

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Payment of course fees required prior to the course start date.

Registration closes 5-calendar days prior to the start of the course.

  • 100% fee returned for cancellations made over 28-calendar days prior to start of the course.
  • 50% fee returned for cancellations made 14-calendar days prior to the start of the course.
  • No fee returned for cancellations made less than 14-calendar days prior to the start of the course.


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