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Re: st: No wonder Nate Silver is always right


From   William Buchanan <william@williambuchanan.net>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: No wonder Nate Silver is always right
Date   Wed, 9 Jan 2013 16:33:12 -0800

I've actually gotten a few clients in education to make the switch (thankfully). Now if I could only get my shop to stop using SPSS; a sad face would have been inserted here, but it would be a poor representation of the infinite dismay I face regularly when trying to explain why the SPSS base pack can't fit the models we need.

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On Jan 9, 2013, at 16:22, "Dimitriy V. Masterov" <dvmaster@gmail.com> wrote:

> Stata has been cropping up in all kinds of interesting places. Check
> out second 29 of this video about economist/nutrition guru Art De
> Vany:
> 
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsLyp8XloCE
> 
> The good old summarize command!
> 
> DVM
> 
> On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 4:09 PM, Richard Williams
> <richardwilliams.ndu@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Q. What software do you use to analyze your data?
>>> 
>>> Nate Silver: I use Stata for anything hardcore and Excel for the rest.
>> 
>> 
>> As for the Romney campaign, I'm guessing it was an all SAS operation.
>> 
>> 
>> 
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