This is a first tutorial for Stata beginners. It works up from basic data-management tasks to simple linear regression using ordinary least squares and instrumental variables.
Download slides here (pdf, 2.25mb)
For all the data files used in the examples, please see here.
For good introductory texts on Stata see:
- An Introduction to Stata Programming, 2009. College Station, TX: Stata Press.
- An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata, 2006. College Station, TX: Stata Press.
For good introductory lectures on Stata by Professor Christopher Baum see:
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