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Introduction to Understanding Society using Stata
|University of Essex|
Dr Gundi Knies, Dr Alita Nandi and Ms Stephanie Auty.
13/11/2019 - 14/11/2019
University of Essex
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Understanding Society collects information about individuals and the households in which they live repeatedly at one year intervals. It includes new and innovative features to allow research across different social science disciplines. To achieve the main goals of this multipurpose survey Understanding Society has a complex sample design and consequently a complex data structure. Thus, analysing the data requires a good understanding of the general structure of the survey, the sample design and the data.
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at new users of Understanding Society, as well as those who have so far only made use of simpler aspects of the data. It aims to guide the user through the complexities of using this data for cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis, and ensure that they can make effective use of the data for their own research projects.
Course participants will learn about:
Users will need a basic working knowledge of Stata. Without this basic knowledge of Stata you may not be able to make optimal use of the course.
Course content and format:
The course is a combination of lectures and computer lab sessions where participants will learn how to:
The course will be based on a series of hands-on-examples using Stata.
Location and accommodation:
The course takes place at the University of Essex, Colchester campus. Accommodation is available in nearby Colchester or Wivenhoe.
Participants will be given handouts of the slides, exercises and Stata do-files during the course. Electronic versions will be made available for download afterwards.
Participants are expected to have a basic working knowledge of Stata. Basic Stata commands with which participants should be familiar:
Intermediate (some prior knowledge)
The course if free (including refreshments and lunch) Travel and Accommodation costs are for the participant
Website and registration
East of England
Data Collection, Data Quality and Data Management , Qualitative Data Handling and Data Analysis, Quantitative Data Handling and Data Analysis, Stata
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