An Introduction to Stata Programming by Christopher F. Baum

By Christopher F. Baum

This paintings specializes in 3 sorts of Stata programming: do-file programming, ado-file programming, and Mata services that paintings along with do- and ado-files. It explains easy methods to usefully automate paintings with Stata and the way to take advantage of Stata extra successfully via programming on a number of of those degrees. After proposing straightforward recommendations of the command-line interface and well-known instruments for operating with courses and information units, the textual content follows a distinct structure via delivering "cookbook" chapters after each one major bankruptcy. those cookbook chapters examine the way to practice a particular programming job with Stata and supply an entire method to the matter. The textual content additionally comprises a variety of examples of Mata, Stata’s matrix programming language.

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Objects made from tumbaga had some copper on the surface. Moche metalworkers dipped an object in acid that removed the copper. This left a thin film of gold on the surface so that the object looked as if it had been made from pure gold. The Moche also made bronze from tin and copper. Moche metalworkers invented other ways to gold-plate the things that they made. Sometimes they hammered thin gold foil onto a copper object. Then they heated it until the gold melted. Sometimes they poured melted gold over the object to coat the surface.

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