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Econ46StataHelp - Econ 46 Professor Sacerdote Some quick...

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Econ 46 Professor Sacerdote Some quick tips for using Stata: 1.) On a Mac, you can install it from Public (Click on Licensed Software, then on KeyServer Controlled Software, then on Limited Support, and then on Stata. In that folder is a "Read_Me" that explains how to install it. Basically you will just need to copy Stata to your machine and unstuff it. The result will be a folder called Stata x.0. Inside this folder are two more folders. You will never need to touch the folder named Stata. Click on the folder **Start Stata** and then on the folder called Stata Data. If you then click on Stata.do the Stata program will start up.) 2.) On a PC you can install it from \\Wilson\public files\Licensed Software\Key Served Software\No Support\Stata\Stata 7 (From the desktop of a PC that is on the network, hit Network Neighborhood and go to the above folder). I think you can actually install just by clicking on Setup. If that doesn't work, you may need to copy everything in the directory to your hard drive and then run setup, then delete the set-up files on your hard drive. THERE IS A WHOLE INSTRUCTION SHEET ON INSTALLING KEY SERVED SOFTWARE. I'LL PUT IT ON PUBLIC. always run Stata using a *.do file to save the code that you write always create a log with the following command log using blah to get data into a Stata data set: Get the data in an Excel spreadsheet. Save as a *.csv (ie
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