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


From   Michael Stewart <michaelstewartresearch@gmail.com>
To   statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Re:population datasets availability and related user written programs
Date   Wed, 29 May 2013 21:49:51 -0400

HI ,
I downloaded the module and it is really good.Thank you.
MIke

On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 9:03 PM, Dimitriy V. Masterov
<dvmaster@gmail.com> wrote:
> There's Stata module in SSC that pulls some of the data sets from the
> WB. Instructions here:
> http://data.worldbank.org/developers/apps/wbopendata
>
> Note that the diabetes prevalence (% of population ages 20 to 79) is
> also in Quandl. Only 1 year of data (2012) seems to have been
> collected.
>
> DVM
>
> On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 5:04 PM, Adam Olszewski
> <adam.olszewski@gmail.com> wrote:
>> CDC Wonder is a wonder-ful source of data, particularly mortality, and can export Excel sheets if you want import to Stata
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> 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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-- 
Thank you ,
Yours Sincerely,
Mike.
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