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The Workflow of Data Analysis Using Stata

1st Edition

By J. Scott Long

Stata Press

379 pages

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Paperback: 9781597180474
pub: 2008-12-10
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Description

The Workflow of Data Analysis Using Stata, by J. Scott Long, is an essential productivity tool for data analysts. Long presents lessons gained from his experience and demonstrates how to design and implement efficient workflows for both one-person projects and team projects. After introducing workflows and explaining how a better workflow can make it easier to work with data, Long describes planning, organizing, and documenting your work. He then introduces how to write and debug Stata do-files and how to use local and global macros. After a discussion of conventions that greatly simplify data analysis the author covers cleaning, analyzing, and protecting data.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Planning, Organizing, and Documenting. Writing and Debugging Do-Files. Automating Your Work. Names, Notes, and Labels. Cleaning Your Data. Analyzing Data and Presenting Results. Protecting Your files. References.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS101000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Project Management
MAT029000
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General