Main Resources
Using Stata at Wesleyan
 Introduction to Stata Workshop: Monday, February 5,
1:00 – 2:30 PM, PAC 100
 Setting up your Stata environment:
 Download the file
stata.zip to your H: drive
 Rightclick on
H:\stata.zip and select
"Extract to folder H:\stata ".

If you are interested in purchasing a personal copy of Stata
(Mac or PC), please contact me.
Learning Stata
Wooldridge Datasets
Stata Examples from Lecture
normalcurve.do :
Plot normal distribution, with SDs and probabilities
olssim.do :
OLS regression on multiple samples from a single population model
olssim_plot.do :
Plot distributions of estimated parameters from simple OLS simulation
ftest.do :
Conduct Ftests per example in section 4.5 of Wooldridge (2006)
ivtests.do :
Instrumental variables estimation and tests, Wooldridge (2006) ch. 15
anscombe.do :
Anscombe quartet (aka, Pitfalls of falling to examine your data)
arma_plots.do :
Simulate and graph ARMA stochastic processes
spurious_drift.do :
GrangerNewbold spurious regression with two independent random walk processes
lny_trends.do :
Deterministic vs. stochastic trend estimation for U.S. real GDP
common_trend.do :
Simulated common trend for two stochastic processes (cointegration)
savhet.do :
Heteroskedasticity of savings function, example 8.6 of Wooldridge (2006)
wagepan.do :
Panel wage regressions for examples 14.2 and 14.4 of Wooldridge (2006)
Additional Learning Resources
 Data Management
 Statistical Analysis
 Graphics
Other Resources and Tools
