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AEM_4110_Stata_practice - AEM 4110 STATA Practice These...

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AEM 4110 - STATA Practice These questions and examples are designed to teach you the basic commands that have been discussed in section and in the STATA Tutorial. The questions follow quite closely the outline of the Tutorial document. The main goal is to get you comfortable with the program, but you should also spend time trying to understand the dataset you are working with. Use the dataset GHJ_tables_22_25, which is available on blackboard (from homework #1). We will are going to use table 2.5. A description of each variable is available in the Griffiths, Hill and Judge book, but in general this dataset describes the characteristics of different nuclear power plants. It would make sense to create a new directory to work from. 1) Inputting data It would be useful to rename the variables to something short, but easy to remember. a) Input the data by copying from Excel into the data editor. Save this data as ‘table25_copy.dta’ b) Input the data by converting the Excel file to a *.csv file and then have STATA read in the *.csv file . Save this data as ‘table25_csv.dta’ . i) Now modify your *.csv file to include a new variable called ‘new’ that is 0 for each
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