## Richard Williams, Instructor

Fall 2004

NOTE: The following special types of files are used on this web page:

 Pdf files. Require Adobe Acrobat. SPSSWIN files. Necessary for doing homework problems. Can probably be adapted for other SPSS platforms. You should save these files to your local hard disk and then use them with SPSS. Stata 8 files.  Necessary for doing homework problems.You should save these files to your local hard disk and then use them with Stata.

Useful sites for learning about Stata and SPSS

 Rich Williams' Stata Highlights Page Ben Jann's estout/esttab support page (esttab & estout are great for formatting output from Stata)

PART I: Descriptive statistics, probability, distributions, confidence intervals, intro to hypothesis testing.

Subscripts and Summations (Excerpt from Harnett; read part A-1 only.  Reviews mathematical notation you may or may not already be familiar with)

Using Stata for Descriptive Information and Statistics (from UCLA; skim)

univar.sps - Simple SPSS univariate statistics program used in handout (you can run this yourself if you want)

Simple Stata univariate statistics program used in handout (you can run this yourself if you want)

Homework # 1 (Due Sept. 8)

hw01-ans.sps - SPSS solutions to problems 1 & 2

hw01-ans.do - Stata solutions to problems 1 & 2

Homework # 2 (Due Sept 15)

ci-II.dta and ci-III.dta -- Stata raw data files used for Case II and III in the CI handout

Homework # 3 (Due Sept 22)

PART II: Hypothesis testing.

1sample-II.dta and 1sample-III.dta -- Stata raw data files used for Case II and III in the one sample tests handout

Homework # 4 (Due Oct 6)

2sample.sps - Shows how to use SPSS for cases II, III, IV, and a way to approximate case V

2sample-II.dta, 2sample-III.dta, 2sample-IV.dta, 2sample-V.dta -- Stata raw data files used for Cases II, III, IV and V in the two sample tests handout

Homework # 5 (Due Oct 13)

hw05-ans.sps - Spss program for solving homework 5

Categ.sps - Shows how to use SPSS for Categorical Data Analysis

categ-I.dta, categ-II.dta, categ-III.dta-- Stata raw data files used for Cases I. II, III,  in the categorical data analysis handout

Multiple/Post Hoc Group Comparisons in Anova (New topic added in 2004 - and hopefully correct!)

oneway.sps - Shows how to use SPSS for One-Way ANOVA

oneway.dta - Data file used in the Stata One-Way ANOVA handout

Homework # 6 (Due Oct 27)

hw06-8c.dta - Optional data files you can use for hw #6

hw06-ans.sps - Spss program for solving homework 6

twoway.sps - Shows how to use SPSS for Two-Way ANOVA

twoway.dta - Data file used in the Stata Two-Way ANOVA handout

Homework # 7 (Due Nov 3)

hw07.sav hw07.dta-- You can either use these or enter the data by hand for HW #7

hw07-ans.sps - Spss program for solving homework 7

PART III: Bivariate and multivariate regression

reg01.sav - Data file used in the SPSS Regression handout

reg01.dta - Data file used in the Stata Regression handout

bivar.sps - Shows how to use SPSS for bivariate regression

Homework # 8 (Due Nov 10)

hw08.sps - You need this to do HW # 8

hw08-ans.sps - SPSS Solutions to HW #8

Homework # 9 (Due Nov 17)

hw09.sps - You need this to do HW # 9

hw09-1.dta, hw09-2.dta, hw09-5.dta -- Stata data files for HW # 9

hw09-ans.sps - SPSS Solutions to HW #9

Supplemental Notes on Standardized coefficients

Supplemental notes on Semipartial correlations

Homework # 10 (Due 12/8)

hw10.sps - You need this to do HW # 10

hw10-2.dta -- Stata data file for HW # 10