NIDS Hosts 3-day Panel Data Course
NIDS hosted a 3-day Panel Data Course from 3 - 5 December 2018 at UCT’s School of Economics. The course provided an introduction to analysing the NIDS Wave 1-5 data using Stata. More specifically, the techniques used in the analysis of longitudinal household survey data (i.e. panel data) were explored. Accordingly, some of the topics covered over the 3 days included panel data structure; transitions over time; weighting and differential attrition. The course was designed for people with prior experience using Stata to analyse cross-sectional household survey data. According to many of the attendees, the skills that they developed during the course will prove useful for their future research endeavours.
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