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Re: st: Re:population datasets availability and related user written programs


From   Adam Olszewski <adam.olszewski@gmail.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Re:population datasets availability and related user written programs
Date   Wed, 29 May 2013 20:04:15 -0400

CDC Wonder is a wonder-ful source of data, particularly mortality, and can export Excel sheets if you want import to Stata

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On May 29, 2013, at 7:37 PM, Michael Stewart <michaelstewartresearch@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Sergiy,
> Thanks alot.
> How do I get these datasets to stata format
> Thanks
> MIke
> 
> On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 7:07 PM, Sergiy Radyakin <serjradyakin@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Michael,
>> World Bank data might also be of use, for example:
>> 
>> -- population of USA in 1960:
>> http://api.worldbank.org/countries/usa/indicators/SP.POP.TOTL?date=1960
>> 
>> -- population of Ukraine in 1991-2010
>> http://api.worldbank.org/countries/ukr/indicators/SP.POP.TOTL?date=1991:2010
>> 
>> -- female population of Australia as percent of male population in 1961-2010
>> http://api.worldbank.org/countries/aus/indicators/SP.POP.TOTL.FE.ZS?date=1961:2010
>> 
>> etc.
>> 
>> Dictionary of indicators and country codes are available from:
>> data.worldbank.org
>> 
>> API description is here:
>> http://data.worldbank.org/node/11
>> 
>> Best, Sergiy Radyakin
>> 
>> On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 1:46 PM, Dimitriy V. Masterov
>> <dvmaster@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> You can get quandl from ssc to download such data in Stata format.
>>> Instruction are here:
>>> http://www.quandl.com/help/packages/stata
>>> 
>>> For example, to get annual population of US from 1950-2010 from the
>>> Penn World Tables, you would
>>> -quandl, quandlcode(PENN/USA_POP) clear-
>>> 
>>> There are other health datasets for the US listed here:
>>> http://www.quandl.com/health/usa-all-health-indicators
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Your second question is too vague to be answerable. If you elaborate
>>> on the goals, you may get a better answer. In the mean time,
>>> definitely take a look at the Time Series manual, Introduction to Time
>>> Series Using Stata by Sean Becketti, and German Rodriguez's demography
>>> class notes (http://data.princeton.edu/eco572/).
>>> 
>>> DVM
>>> 
>>> On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 8:48 AM, Michael Stewart
>>> <michaelstewartresearch@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Dear Statalist reader,
>>>> 
>>>> I am trying to find options to download the population datasets (like
>>>> population is USA across years etc) from web.
>>>> 
>>>> Also are there any good/must have  user written programs if you are
>>>> trying to estimate conditions across time( death statistics across
>>>> years ) in USA .
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> Thank you ,
>>>> Yours Sincerely,
>>>> Mike.
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> 
> 
> -- 
> Thank you ,
> Yours Sincerely,
> Mike.
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