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Statistics Using Stata An Integrative Approach

by Sharon Lawner Weinberg, Sarah Knapp Abramowitz

Statistics Using Stata An Integrative Approach Synopsis

Engaging and accessible to students from a wide variety of mathematical backgrounds, Statistics Using Stata combines the teaching of statistical concepts with the acquisition of the popular Stata software package. It closely aligns Stata commands with numerous examples based on real data, enabling students to develop a deep understanding of statistics in a way that reflects statistical practice. Capitalizing on the fact that Stata has both a menu-driven 'point and click' and program syntax interface, the text guides students effectively from the comfortable 'point and click' environment to the beginnings of statistical programming. Its comprehensive coverage of essential topics gives instructors flexibility in curriculum planning and provides students with more advanced material to prepare them for future work. Online resources - including complete solutions to exercises, PowerPoint slides, and Stata syntax (do-files) for each chapter - allow students to review independently and adapt codes to solve new problems, reinforcing their programming skills.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781107461185
Publication date: 19th September 2016
Author: Sharon Lawner Weinberg, Sarah Knapp Abramowitz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 640 pages
Categories: Probability & statistics, Mathematical & statistical software,

About Sharon Lawner Weinberg, Sarah Knapp Abramowitz

Sharon Lawner Weinberg is Professor of Applied Statistics and Psychology and former Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at New York University. She has authored numerous articles, books, and reports on statistical methods, statistical education, and evaluation, as well as in applied disciplines, such as psychology, education, and health. She is the recipient of several major grants, including a recent grant from the Sloan Foundation to support her current work with colleagues from New York University to evaluate the New York City Gifted and Talented programs. Sarah Knapp Abramowitz is Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Drew University, where she ...

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