Understanding Panel Survey Data 2022
The aim of the course is to introduce students to the techniques used in the analysis of “cross sectional” panel data sets, such as the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS). The course covers panel data management and descriptive analysis using panel data. The course then covers first differencing, fixed effects and random effects estimators as well as the construction and evaluation of transition matrices. Students will also be introduced to the problem of differential attrition. In all sections of the course attention will be paid to becoming familiar with Stata.
Prerequisites: Course participants should be familiar with Stata and with basic statistical tools.
Dates: 9 to 13 May 2022
Cost of the Course: The cost of the course is R 10 500.00. Partial scholarships are available to bona fide students.
PLEASE NOTE: This course will be delivered online. You will need a laptop/desktop, reliable internet access as well as access to Zoom. Access to you own Stata license is preferable. You will be issued with a UCT certificate of attendance provided that you have attended 80% of the classes.