A Practitioner's Guide to Stochastic Frontier Analysis Using Stata is an excellent introduction to stochastic frontier analysis. The authors provide a nice mix of intuition, mathematics, and Stata examples. Professors, graduate students, and researchers will find this book useful in the classroom and for self-study in preparation for research projects.
The third edition of Philip Pollock's A Stata Companion to
Political Analysis is an excellent guide, whether you are taking
your first political-science course or teaching one. The new
edition was written using Stata 13, but the datasets can be read
wi th Stata 11 through 13. Like the previous editions, the book
maintains the same instructional insights and focus on how to
present results effectively.
Econometrics for Dummies is an ideal companion for an
introductory course in econometrics. All the computational
examples and output in the book use Stata. The book assumes
some previous knowledge of statistics and economics but does
offer a comprehensive review of the basic concepts needed to
understand the concepts in the text.
Time Series Analysis for the Social Sciences provides a rigorous
yet accessible introduction to time-series analysis. The book
emphasizes the interpretation of the results and the intuition
behind the techniques rather than technical details. The
methodologies presented in the book are accompanied with
examples that illustrate the concepts developed using real data.
to Time Series Analysis, by Mark Pickup, is a concise
book that provides an intuitive, but deep, discussion of many
methods currently used for estimation and inference in time-series modeling. This book is an excellent introduction to
time-series analysis for students and researchers who have
limited experience in the area. |
Every installation of Stata includes all the documentation in PDF
format. Stata’s documentation consists of over 11,000 pages detailing
each feature in Stata including the methods and formulas and fully