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Re: st: Classic Statistical Software Review


From   Christopher Baum <kit.baum@bc.edu>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Classic Statistical Software Review
Date   Wed, 28 Jul 2010 09:48:21 -0400

On Jul 28, 2010, at 2:33 AM, Joseph wrote:

> Stata 1 cost $590 but Stata 11 costs $595 (IC, educational
> institution, PDF documentation). LOL.

And there has been ~84% inflation since 1988, so that $590 in 1988 dollars is $1,085 in current dollars. Of course, the computer you need to run it has become a bit cheaper (and more powerful) too... but then they left out the floppy disk drive to read those Stata 1.5 diskettes!



Kit Baum   |   Boston College Economics & DIW Berlin   |   http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html
                              An Introduction to Stata Programming  |   http://www.stata-press.com/books/isp.html
   An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata  |   http://www.stata-press.com/books/imeus.html


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