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RE: st: Complex Stata Code Examples


From   Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Complex Stata Code Examples
Date   Thu, 23 Jun 2011 12:46:53 +0100

The short answer is Yes. 

I recommend that you do spend some time looking at www.stata.com, which contains a wealth of information in itself and pointers to other sources of information. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Mayank Mishra

I have been just briefed about my job and for the starters it involves
data management through Stata. So, should I read the Data Management
manual as well. Please share if you have some other tips or resources
to look into.

On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 1:24 PM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> On the contrary, a knowledge of any modern programming language will
> have introduced you to many concepts found in Stata, and more
> obviously in Mata.
>
> Start with reading [U] thoroughly. Then look at Kit Baum's book
> http://www.stata.com/bookstore/isp.html
>
> Nick
>
> P.S. see also http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/statalist.html#spell
>
> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 8:41 AM, Mayank Mishra <mayankm16@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks for you inputs. I want to let you know that I started a bit of
>> STATA programming which essentially involves very basic coding for
>> cleaning the data and a bit of recursions. Frankly speaking, I believe
>> my JAVA knowledge is of no use for STATA programming. So, I request
>> you to please suggest me as to how should I learn coding in STATA from
>> scratch.
>>
>> Thanks a lot.
>> Mayank
>>

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