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Re: st: Elementary texts


From   "Clive Nicholas" <clivelists@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Elementary texts
Date   Sun, 20 May 2007 07:55:54 +0100

On 5/19/07, Brendan Halpin <brendan.halpin@ul.ie> 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?
In addition to those books mentioned, I'd definitely give Wooldridge's
third edition of "Introductory Econometrics", published by Thomson
South-Western, a spin if you're looking to teach regression. All the
basics are comprehensively covered in the first nine chapters or so.

--
Clive Nicholas
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