The course will:• Outline the theory of weighting, clustering and stratification, • Discuss how social surveys are practically implemented in South Africa, • Introduce the survey analysis tools available in Stata, • Explain how to get estimates from sample surveys that are representative of the population,• Show how to calculate the correct standard errors for such estimates.
Prerequisites: Course participants should be familiar with Stata and with basic statistical tools (such as regression analysis). Don't know Stata? Have a look at our Introduction to Stata course (http://www.datafirst.uct.ac.za/training).
Date: 28 January to 1 February 2019.
Course Fees: The cost of the course is R 9 600.00. Partial scholarships are available to bona fide students and academics.
PLEASE NOTE: Accommodation and transport costs are for your own account.
This is a joint DataFirst and SALDRU course.
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Disclaimer: DataFirst reserves the right to cancel if there is not enough interest in the workshop.