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Propensity Score Analysis: Statistical Methods and Applications, Second Edition

Authors:Shenyang Guo and Mark W. Fraser
Copyright:2014
ISBN:978-1-4522-3500-4
Pages:448
Price:$69.50

The second edition of Propensity Score Analysis is an excellent book on estimating treatment effects from observational data. New to the second edition are sections on multivalued treatments, generalized propensity-score estimators, and enhanced sections on propensity-score weighting estimators. Most of the examples in this book use Stata, and many of the estimators discussed in this new edition are implemented in the teffects command available in Stata 13.

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Modeling Count Data

Author:Joseph M. Hilbe
Copyright:2014
ISBN:978-1-107-61125-2
Pages:283
Price:$33.75

Modeling Count Data provides an introduction to analyzing count data. It is targeted at researchers who are new to modeling count data or who are trying to determine the best type of count-data model to use for a specific research problem.

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Heteroskedasticity in Regression: Detection and Correction

Author:Robert L. Kaufman
Copyright:2013
ISBN:978-1-4522-3495-3
Pages: 97
Price:$17.75

Heteroskedasticity in Regression: Detection and Correction is an ideal reference for applied researchers who want to understand the challenges posed by heteroskedasticity and the ways to detect and address it. The discussions highlight the advantages and warnings of the methods presented and complement rigorous technical discussions using Stata examples with do-files available online.

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Using Stata for Quantitative Analysis, Second Edition

Author:Kyle C. Longest
Copyright:2014
ISBN:978-1-4833-5663-1
Pages:272
Price: $42.00

Using Stata for Quantitative Analysis, Second Edition provides an excellent introduction to Stata for users who have never used statistical analysis software before. The book starts at square one, describing Stata's graphical interface, how to import data from Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, and how to use the Data Editor. Subsequent chapters show how to obtain descriptive statistics, create do-files, manage data, produce graphs, and perform basic analyses using linear regression and analysis of variance.

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Métodos Quantitativos com Stata

Authors:Luiz Paulo Fávero, Patrícia Belfiore, Renata Turola Takamatsu, and Janilson Suzart
Copyright:2014
ISBN:978-85-352-5157-9
Pages:248
Price:$49.50

Written in Portuguese, Métodos Quantitativos com Stata contains applied material that is appropriate for a diverse number of users in areas such as social science, biostatistics, and engineering. It illustrates the interactive use and the menu-driven modes for the general examples included in all the chapters.

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Linear Mixed Models: A Practical Guide Using Statistical Software, Second Edition

Authors:Brady T. West, Kathleen B. Welch, and Andrzej T. Galecki
Copyright:2014
ISBN:978-1-46656-099-4
Pages:440
Price:$79.50

The second edition of Linear Mixed Models: A Practical Guide Using Statistical Software provides an excellent first course in the theory and methods of linear mixed models. Each chapter highlights a different software package and teaches the basics of fitting mixed models in that package. If you wish to fit linear mixed models, whether in Stata or elsewhere, we recommend this text.

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