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Re: st: Stata resources for newbie

From   Richard Williams <>
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Subject   Re: st: Stata resources for newbie
Date   Mon, 27 May 2013 12:32:22 -0500

Numerous freebie resources are listed at

I myself use the UCLA pages a lot. My own Stata highlights page is at

For books, see

The book by Hamilton is the classic and it is what I used when I started. But several good newer books (e.g. Acock) have come along in recent years. Which you prefer might depend on your field of study.

At 11:02 AM 5/27/2013, Margaret MacDougall wrote:

I would welcome ideas on useful resources (including textbooks) which list users have used successfully in helping complete beginners with Stata to learn efficiently how to translate formulae and equations from theoretical statistics into Stata syntax. The new user will be applying formulae within the context of hypothesis testing but using modern methods unavailable through a point-and-click approach.

Many thanks

Best wishes



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