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RE: st: Complex Stata Code Examples

From   Nick Cox <>
To   "''" <>
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, which contains a wealth of information in itself and pointers to other sources of information. 


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 <> 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
> Nick
> P.S. see also
> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 8:41 AM, Mayank Mishra <> 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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