Introduction to Stata® Programming
Last update: February 17, 2009Organizer: Metrika Consulting
Place: Stockholm, Sweden
Date: Saturday May 30, 2009
Deadline: Sign up before May 23, 2009
Cancellation policy: If you have signed up and need to cancel, you do not need to pay any fee if you cancel more than 11 days before the course starts (the dead-line for signing up). You will need to pay half the fee if you cancel less than 11 days before the course starts.
Price: 3000 SEK, excl. VAT.
Registration: Just write an email to Metrika Consulting
The National Institute of Environmental Medicine,
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Tel: +46 8 52487837
Course descriptionThis course is designed to introduce participants to the basics of programming in Stata. It focuses on the use of do-files and ado-files to automate your own work. Specific topics include macro variables, looping, branching, subscripting, and personalise the output. By the end of this one-day course, the participants will be able to program effectively in Stata®.
ParticipantsIt is assumed that participants will have basic knowledge of Stata or be familiar with the contents of this course and have used Stata for at least few months.
Preliminary outline of the course
9:00 - 12:00 Morning Session
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 16:00 Afternoon Session
The students will have their hands on a keyboard with Stata running troughout the learning sessions. Each learning session will give equal weight to tutorials and practical exercises.
Course materialLecture notes, datasets, exercises, and solutions will be available over the web for the students.