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st: RE: Stata vs SPSS
This was posted fairly recently, should be what you're looking for.
Cheaper. Faster. Better. More support. Better licensing... That's
just the beginning.
*Computer Consultant and
*Department of Sociology and
*College of Liberal Arts
*University of Iowa
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> Raphael Fraser
> Sent: Friday, October 13, 2006 3:47 PM
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> Subject: st: Stata vs SPSS
> I am being persecuted by some of my students for having to learn Stata
> rather than SPSS. "SPSS is so easy to use" they say. "Why do we have
> to type every thing?" one student complained. This is always the case
> in my Intro to Stata classes but at the end of the course they show
> much appreciation for learning Stata especially when they have to do
> data manipulation. But this year is different. There is a student
> rebellion. They see me as a "Stata Dictator" and is desirous of
> "Democracy." So I have decided to be more "diplomatic" with a Stata vs
> SPSS comparison.
> Who can come up with TEN reasons why my students should
> choose Stata over SPSS?
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