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Re: st: Elementary texts

From   Maarten buis <>
Subject   Re: st: Elementary texts
Date   Sat, 19 May 2007 23:04:55 +0100 (BST)

--- Brendan Halpin <> wrote:
> I'm proposing to teach elementary to intermediate quantitative
> methods to social science graduate students, via Stata, next
> autumn.
> This involves a radical departure from "that other package" and I
> really need a suitable text to go with it. Kohler & Kreuter's "Data
> Analysis using Stata" and Acock's "Gentle Introduction" both seem
> attractive. 
> Could I please solicit experiences and attitudes, other
> suggestions?

When I am helping people to get started with Stata I usually let them
go through chapter 2 of (Long and Freese 2006). 

Hope this helps,

J. Scott Long and Jeremy Freese (2006) "Regression Models for
Categorical Dependent Variables Using Stata", 2nd Edition. College
Station, Stata-press. 

Maarten L. Buis
Department of Social Research Methodology
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Boelelaan 1081
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

visiting address:
Buitenveldertselaan 3 (Metropolitan), room Z434

+31 20 5986715

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