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 13 or 14; a limited number of ISSR laptops will be available for use.
The workshop will be taught using STATA for PC; some small details are different in STATA for Mac computers.
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