Elementary Statistics ECON 400
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ATTENTION Place order by January 17 2007 Instructions for ordering stata Introduction All enrolled students are required to buy one of the versions of Intercooled Stata described below Intercooled Stata is available as a oneyear license or as a perpetual license that is once installed on your computer it will run forever the oneyear license stops working after a year Intercooled Stata can have as many as 798 righthandside variables in a model Intercooled Stata can analyze data sets with as many as 2047 variables and the only limit on observations is the amount of RAM on your computer This means that Intercooled Stata can be used to analyze essentially any size problem that you can think of Stata Corp also offers a version of Stata called Small Stata which is not su icientfar use in this course Small Stata is limited to analyzing data sets with a maximum of 99 variables on approximately 1000 observations however I have found the practical data limitations to be even more restrictive It is simlply not a serious tool for data analysis and I want you to use a serious tool You have two choices to make 1 Which version Intercooled Stata do you want A oneyear or perpetual license 2 Do you want to purchase additional documentation I describe the available packages below If you plan in the future to write papers or theses using statistical analysis or take advanced econometrics courses such as Economics 170 you might want to invest in Intercooled Stata with a perpetual license now Available Packages through Stata39s GRADPLAN 3 1 Intercooled Stata Intercooled Stata lyear license and the Getting Started manualProduct Code SWCSOFTAGS 89 not recommended 2 Intercooled Stata Intercooled Stata perpetual license the Getting Started manual and full technical supportProduct Code SWCSOFTGS 145 3 Additional Documentation Base Reference Manual 3 volumes Data Management Reference Manual User39s Guide and Quick Reference and lndexProduct Code GRADDOC 165 What is my Recommendation If you can afford it I recommend package 2 If you are a junior or younger I recommend Intercooled Stata perpetual license because you will have ample opportunity to use it in your upper division economics and perhaps other courses If you re a senior with few economics courses left to take and no interest in pursuing economics or data analysis further you can get by with Intercooled Stata package 1 it will be adequate for this course but you may regret it when the license ends and you find that your really do want to work with the program If you39re serious about statistics you might want to order documentation package 3 in addition however rem ember that a complete set of manuals is on reserve at the Undergraduate Library A separate handout contains the reserve list You can also buy the manuals later if you wish How to Order You place your order with Stata by going to httpww stata 39 39 39 39 quotrmpm html see the first few steps on the reverse of this document You will need to purchase online using a credit card Stata will email you a receipt and will mail a license to the UNC Software Acquisition Of ce RB House Undergraduate Library Room 033 CB 3460 University OfNorth Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill NC 27599 Fax 919 8432427 Email softwareuncedu The Software Acquisition Office will email you to set up an appointment to receive your software Our GradPlan 3 site is UNC Chapel Hill ATTENTION Place order by January 17 2007 ATTENTION Place order by January 17 2007 procegs for Ordemg Memo ed State mmlvwm a acumum2 neweduEmdmani prcampusMm 1 GD tu me Web 5th un hsted tu me ngnt Za Seen mevcuu Ed PevpetuaD 2n Seen mevcumeu unerveav rtummumlmmlmsw quotwe ummmmwmm mm mamas mumumwuumm 4 FoHoW the purchasmg sequence 4 FoHoW the purchasmg sequence ATTENTION Place order by January 17 2007