An Introduction to Stata Programming (2nd Edition). Christopher F. Baum. Stata Press, College Station, ISBN pp. Christopher Baum’s An Introduction to Stata Programming is worthwhile for anyone wanting to learn about programming in Stata. For the beginner, Baum. Christopher F. Baum’s An Introduction to Stata Programming, Second Edition, is a great reference for anyone that wants to learn Stata programming. For those.

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It explains how to usefully automate work with Stata and how to use Stata more effectively through programming on one or more of these levels. To ask other readers questions about An Introduction to Stata Programmingplease sign up. Get to Know Us.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Baum gives an example of how to write a simple additional command for Stata, complete with documentation and certification. Recommend having a project to apply the concepts to.

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An Introduction to Stata Programming

Carlo Alcaraz Pribaz fo it it was amazing Mar 10, Share your thoughts with other customers. For this reason, it is pfogramming appropriate for medium and advanced Stata users who have a firm grasp of statistics.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ronny marked it as to-read Nov 19, Showing of 7 reviews. For the more advanced Stata programmer, the book introduces Stata’s Mata programming language and optimization routines.


Want to Read saving…. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Simge marked it as to-read Aug 25, Used it for a project and will keep it forever. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Baum himself makes frequent references to Cox. This work focuses on three types of Stata programming: Be the first to ask a question about An Introduction to Stata Programming.

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Published April 1st by Stata Press first published Of note are factor variables and operators, the computation of marginal effects, marginal means, and predictive margins using margins, the use of gmm to implement generalized method of moments estimation, and the use of suest for seemingly unrelated estimation. Gabi added it Jan 20, On the other hand, I agree with other comments programmming the book’s lack of depth and inadequate explanations.

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As in the previous edition of the book, Baum steps the reader through the three levels of Stata programming. In my case, I was already very familiar with do-files, but was still able to pick out some useful nuggets of information.


These cookbook chapters look at how to perform a specific programming task with Stata and provide a complete solution to the problem. Thanks for telling us about the problem. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Using loops with foreach and forvalue commands for instance reduce the error rate and make mundane tasks a bit less onerous. Toryn Green added it Oct 21, Michael rated it liked it Jun 22, After presenting elementary concepts of the command-line interface and commonly used tools for working with programs and data sets, the text follows a unique format by offering “cookbook” chapters after each main chapter.

Write a customer review. A Gentle Introduction to Stata. Sometimes lacks memorable examples. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Baum No preview available – One person found this helpful. If you know nothing about do-files or ado-files in Stata, this book will give you a starting point. Baum is an economist at Boston College, where he co-directs the undergraduate minor in scientific computation.

An Introduction to Stata Programming.