Understanding political science statistics using stata
Peter Galderisi (Author of Understanding Political Science Statistics)
Stata Tutorial: Introduction to Stata
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This manual walks students through the procedures for analysis in Stata and provides exercises that go hand-in-hand with online data sets. The manual complements the textbook Understanding Political Science Statistics: Observations and Expectations in Political Analysis , by Peter Galderisi, making it easy to use alongside the book in a course or as a stand-alone guide to using Stata. Seljan demonstrates how to run commands in Stata for different kinds of research questions and shows the results of the analyses, using lots of annotated screenshots from Stata version 12 but compatible with all versions, including Stata Small. Students will be guided through standard processes replete with examples and exercises to ready them for future work in political science research. The diverse group of data sets provided include subsamples of both the and American National Election Studies, a Eurobarometer survey, single year and longitudinal congressional district files, the Comparative Congressional Election Study, and a comparative, crossnational country file. Versions with reduced case numbers and variables are also included that are compatible with Stata Small. Ellen C.
Concise descriptions emphasize the concepts behind statistics rather than the derivations of the formulas. With real-world examples from a variety of disciplines and extensive detail on the commands in Stata, this text provides an integrated approach to statistical analysis, research design, and report writing for social science students. The open-access Student Study Site includes the following:. Password-protected Instructor Resources include the following:. This is something that is severely lacking in methods texts at this time. This will likely make it less intimidating for students with no exposure to statistics.
Non Parametric Statistics Using Stata
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